Synonyms of overlooking


1. overlook, miss, lose

usage: look past, fail to notice

2. look out on, look out over, overlook, look across, lie

usage: be oriented in a certain direction; "The house looks out on a tennis court"; "The apartment overlooks the Hudson"

3. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

usage: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

4. dominate, command, overlook, overtop, lie

usage: look down on; "The villa dominates the town"

5. overlook, survey

usage: watch over; "I am overlooking her work"


1. commanding, dominating, overlooking, high (vs. low)

usage: used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom"

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