Synonyms and Antonyms of lookout

  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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