keep a lookout for

Definition of keep a lookout for

  1. :  to watch for (something or someone) The police officer walked through the neighborhood, keeping a (sharp) lookout for any suspicious activity.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

  1. :  one engaged in keeping watch :  watchman

    :  an elevated place or structure affording a wide view for observation

    :  a careful looking or watching

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a trip made at another's expense

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