Part of speech: verb

To look down upon; superintend; oversee.

Part of speech: verb

To look over; pardon; fail to see; miss; slight; neglect.

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Usage examples "overlook":

  1. Overlook little wounds: I was never indifferent to you. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. He has been as sore as a Charley horse ever since you joined the team, and he won't overlook a chance to start trouble. - "Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant", Hugh S. Fullerton.
  3. He wrote rapidly, and once or twice glanced furtively at Lady Dudleigh, as though he was fearful that she might overlook his writing. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.