look out for

Definition of look out for

  1. 1 :  to be aware of and try to avoid (something dangerous or unwanted) In buying a home, there are many potential problems (that) you should look out for. Look out for that pothole!

  2. 2 :  to take care of or protect (someone or something) I can look out for myself. She is supposed to be looking out for our interests.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to make sure or take care (that something is done)

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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