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lookout

noun

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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

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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

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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

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4 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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The first known use of lookout was in 1662

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“Lookout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lookout. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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