What does overlooking mean?

Definitions for overlooking
over·look·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overlooking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding, dominating, overlooking(adj)

    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"

How to pronounce overlooking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say overlooking in sign language?

  1. overlooking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overlooking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overlooking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of overlooking in a Sentence

  1. Atiq Rahman:

    The government of Bangladesh is overlooking people's concerns.

  2. Jean Paul Friedrich Richter:

    Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.

  3. Peter Cecchini:

    Markets are generally overlooking negative takeaway following this weekend's G-7 meeting.

  4. The Observatory:

    Elements of the Islamic State also pulled out of a mountain overlooking Deir al-Zor due to intense shelling.

  5. Joseph Perry:

    Sometimes people don't want to face the reality that they have a big loss, but you're not doing yourself a favor by overlooking it.

Images & Illustrations of overlooking

  1. overlooking

Popularity rank by frequency of use

overlooking#10000#13871#100000

Translations for overlooking

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for overlooking »

Translation

Find a translation for the overlooking definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these overlooking definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"overlooking." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 11 Dec. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/overlooking>.

Are we missing a good definition for overlooking? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for overlooking:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.