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Definition 1: the act of looking out - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for lookout in the sense of this definition

(lookout is a kind of ...) the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

"he went out to have a look" "his look was fixed on her eyes" "he gave it a good looking at" "his camera does his looking for him"

Definition 2: a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lookout in the sense of this definition

(lookout is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of lookout ) lookout consisting of a dome-shaped observatory

(... is a kind of lookout ) a lookout atop a coastal house

Definition 3: an elevated post affording a wide view - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for lookout in the sense of this definition

(lookout is a kind of ...) the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

"a soldier manned the entrance post" "a sentry station"

(... is a kind of lookout ) one of a network of observation posts where meteorological data is recorded

Definition 4: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lookout in the sense of this definition

(lookout is a kind of ...) a guard who keeps watch

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