Synonyms of 'overlook'
to give a view of (something) from aboveThe rooms overlooked the garden.
look over or out on,
have a view of,
command a view of,
front on to,
afford a view of
to fail to notice (something)We overlook all sorts of warning signals about our health.
It's the first thing you see. You can't miss it.
Don't forget that all dogs need a supply of water.
If you don't keep an eye on them, children tend to neglect their homework.
omit, , ,
She had omitted to tell him she was leaving.
fail to notice,
slip up on,
leave out of consideration
to disregard or ignore (misbehaviour or a fault)He never overlooked his employees' faults.
Such arguments ignore the important issues.
Please excuse me for my late arrival.
She'll understand and forgive you.
He disregarded the advice of his executives.
I couldn't condone what she was doing.
turn a blind eye to,
make allowances for,
let someone off with,
His theory was discounted immediately.
take no notice of,
be oblivious to,
pay no attention to,
turn a deaf ear to,
shut your eyes to
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in the sense of condone
to overlook or forgive (an offence or wrongdoing)I couldn't condone what she was doing.
in the sense of discount
to leave (something) out of account as being unreliable, prejudiced, or irrelevantHis theory was discounted immediately.
in the sense of disregard
to give little or no attention toHe disregarded the advice of his executives.
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