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lookout

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  1. 1 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> Synonyms observatory, outlook, overlook Related Words aerie, crow's nest, tower, watchtower; promontory

  2. 2 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> Synonyms command, view, outlook, panorama, perspective, prospect, vistaRelated Words landscape, scene, scenery; ken, sight; visual field

  3. 3 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, guardian, keeper, guard, minder, picket, sentinel, sentry, warden, warder, watch, watcher, watchmanRelated Words observer, patrol, spotter, surveillant, watchdog; bodyguard, convoy, defender, escort, honor guard; gatekeeper; hack [slang]

  4. 4 an act or period of watching for signs of activity, danger, or opportunity <one of the robbers kept a lookout for the police> Synonyms vigil, surveillance, watchRelated Words observance, observation, supervision; inspection, scrutiny


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