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Synonyms of 'lookout'

(noun) 
Definition
a person or people keeping such a watch
One committed the burglary and the other acted as lookout.
Synonyms
watchman
He worked for ten years as a watchman in a factory.
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guard
The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
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sentry
The sentry would not let her enter.
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sentinel
a watchful sentinel
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vedette (military)
(noun) 
Definition
the act of watching for danger or for an opportunity
He denied that he had failed to keep a proper lookout during the night.
Synonyms
watch
Keep a close watch on him while I'm gone.
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vigil
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qui vive
(noun) 
Definition
a viewpoint from which a watch is kept
Troops tried to set up a lookout post inside a refugee camp.
Synonyms
watchtower
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tower
troops occupied the first two floors of the tower
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beacon
a lonely beacon on the rocks
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observatory
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citadel
The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.
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observation post
(noun) 
Definition
worry or concern
(informal)  It was your lookout if you put your life in danger.
Synonyms
concern
The technical aspects are not my concern.
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business
How much I earn is my own business.
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worry
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.
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funeral (informal)
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pigeon (British, informal)
It's a general problem, not our pigeon.
(noun) 
Definition
chances or prospect
British)  If this is true, it's a poor lookout for future generations.
Synonyms
prospect
The windows overlooked the superb prospect of the hills.
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view
The view from our window was one of beautiful countryside.
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future
She has a splendid future in the police force.
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outlook
The house has an expansive southern outlook over the valley.
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likelihood
The likelihood is that people would be willing to pay.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of beacon
Definition
a lighthouse
a lonely beacon on the rocks
Synonyms
lighthouse,
pharos,
watchtower
in the sense of business
Definition
an affair
How much I earn is my own business.
Synonyms
in the sense of citadel
Definition
a fortress in a city
The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.

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