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Adjective: overlooking  ,ow-vu(r)'lû-king
  1. Used of a height or viewpoint
    "the balcony overlooking the ballroom";
    - commanding, dominating
Verb: overlook  ,ow-vu(r)'lûk
  1. Look past, fail to notice
  2. Be oriented in a certain direction
    "The apartment overlooks the Hudson";
    - look out on, look out over, look across
  3. Leave undone or leave out
    "How could I overlook that typo?";
    - neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overleap
  4. Look down on
    "The villa overlooks the town";
    - dominate, command, overtop
  5. Watch over
    "I am overlooking her work"

See also: high

Type of: lie, lose, miss, survey

Encyclopedia: Overlook, Portland, Oregon