What does lookout mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picketnoun

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

  2. lookout, observation postnoun

    an elevated post affording a wide view

  3. lookout, observation tower, lookout station, observatorynoun

    a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings

  4. lookout, outlooknoun

    the act of looking out


  1. lookoutnoun

    A vantage point with a view of the surrounding area.

  2. lookoutnoun

    A person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.

    The raid failed when the lookout noticed the enemy group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lookoutnoun

    a careful looking or watching for any object or event

  2. Lookoutnoun

    the place from which such observation is made

  3. Lookoutnoun

    a person engaged in watching

  4. Lookoutnoun

    object or duty of forethought and care; responsibility


  1. Lookout

    A lookout or look-out is a person on a ship in charge of the observation of the sea for hazards, other ships, land, etc. Lookouts report anything they see and or hear. When reporting contacts, lookouts give information such as, bearing of the object, which way the object is headed, target angles and position angles and what the contact is. Lookouts should be thoroughly familiar with the various types of distress signals they may encounter at sea.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lookout in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lookout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lookout in a Sentence

  1. Catherine Buckley:

    Some of the comments on social media said we should be on the lookout for a guy with no eyebrows.

  2. Tom Robinson:

    There’s so much public attention on this, and exchanges will be on the lookout for customer deposits linked to this theft, this demonstrates that even if you can steal cryptoassets, laundering them and cashing out is extremely difficult, due to the transparency of the blockchain and the broad use of blockchain analytics by financial institutions.

  3. Paul Blackman:

    I want to encourage residents of Highway Park and the surrounding area to be on the lookout for any loose dogs, especially those that seem aggressive, read MoreAuthorities don't want anyone else to be injured.

  4. Abdul El-Sayed:

    The important thing to remember is a vaccine is like giving a' be on the lookout' call to your immune system. So its capacity to identify, target and destroy viruses is so much higher every time we take another boost of the vaccine, it makes sense that the symptoms you would experience are milder if you have been vaccinated.

  5. Goldman Sachs ' Teo:

    As regulators liberalize the financial industry in China, banks, insurers and securities firms would be on the lookout for asset managers, private banks and wealth managers.

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  • ناطورArabic
  • наблюдателен пунктBulgarian
  • hlídka, pozorovatelna, vyhlídka, rozhledna, pozorovatelCzech
  • udkigsmand, udkigspost, vagtpost, udkig, udkigspunktDanish
  • παρατηρητής, παρατηρητήριοGreek
  • Estar atentoSpanish
  • ongelma, näköala, asia, tähystäjä, tarkkailupiste, vartiomies, näköalapaikka, näkymä, murheFinnish
  • guetteur, poste de guet, sentinelleFrench
  • taumata matira, tūteinga, matira, matairangi, tūtaingaMāori
  • наблюдательный пункт, дозорный, дело, вахта, наблюдатель, заботаRussian
  • gözcüTurkish

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