a high place or structure from which a wide view is possible <we went up to the lookout on the top of the hill to watch the fireworks>
all that can be seen from a certain point <we were struck by the amazing beauty of the lookout from the top of the tower>
a person or group that watches over someone or something <make sure to post a lookout so that no one can sneak up on us> Synonyms custodian
an act or period of watching for signs of activity, danger, or opportunity <one of the robbers kept a lookout for the police>
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