Overlook and Watch


Overlook verb - To fail to give proper attention to.
Usage example: you've overlooked your chores again this week

Watch is an antonym for overlook.

Nearby Words: overlooking, overlooker


Watch verb - To have an interest or concern for.
Usage example: you should watch what you eat if you want a long, healthy life

Overlook is an antonym for watch in topics: look at, guard.

Nearby Words: watchful, watched, watcher, watching

Common collocations

reaction overlook reaction watch reaction
man overlook man watch man
people overlook people watch people
way overlook way watch way

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The Adjustment Bureau They seem to overlook all the good things that occurred during the Dark Ages, and all the bad things that occurred under their watch between the Middle Ages and World War I.
  • Angst? What Angst? It is common among many players of Tabletop RPGs to overlook the emotional situation of their characters, leading to people that watch their home towns burn and are over it just a round after the incident.
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