Synonyms of lookout
1 watchmanDictionary • One committed the burglary and the other acted as lookout.
watchman • He worked for ten years as a watchman in a factory.
guard • The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
sentry • The sentry would not let her enter.
sentinel • a watchful sentinel
2 watchDictionary • He denied that he had failed to keep a proper lookout during the night.
watch • Keep a close watch on him while I'm gone.
3 watchtowerDictionary • Troops tried to set up a lookout post inside a refugee camp.
tower • troops occupied the first two floors of the tower
beacon • a lonely beacon on the rocks
citadel • The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.
4 concernDictionary (informal) • It was your lookout if you put your life in danger.
concern • The technical aspects are not my concern.
business • My sex life is my own business.
worry • His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.
pigeon (British, informal) • It's a general problem, not our pigeon.
5 prospectDictionary British) • If this is true, it's a poor lookout for future generations. mainly
prospect • The windows overlooked the superb prospect of the hills.
view • The view from our window was one of beautiful countryside.
future • She has a splendid future in the police force.
outlook • The house has an expansive southern outlook over the valley.
likelihood • The likelihood is that people would be willing to pay.
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• a lonely beacon on the rocks
businessIf you say that something is your business, you mean that it concerns you personally and that other people have no right to ask questions about it or disagree with it.
• My sex life is my own business.
citadelIn the past, a citadel was a strong building in or near a city, where people could shelter for safety.
• The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.
Thesaurus for lookout from the Collins English Thesaurus