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look·out

lookout

 
 
pronunciation:
lUk aUt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of keeping watch or searching.
Keep a lookout for the missing puppy while you are out walking.
similar words:
watch
definition 2: a high place from which someone can observe a wide area.
The tower is used as a lookout for forest fires.
definition 3: someone whose job is to keep watch.
The lookout on the ship watched for dangers in the water.
similar words:
guard