outlook


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outlook \Out*look"\, v. t.
   1. To face down; to outstare.
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            To outlook conquest, and to win renown. --Shak.
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   2. To inspect throughly; to select. [Obs.] --Cotton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outlook \Out"look`\, n.
   1. The act of looking out; watch.
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   2. One who looks out; also, the place from which one looks
      out; a watchower. --Lyon Playfair.
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   3. The view obtained by one looking out; scope of vision;
      sight; appearance.
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            Applause
            Which owes to man's short outlook all its charms.
                                                  --Young.
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   4. The likely outcome, such as is indicated by the present
      situation; prospects; prognosis; as, the outlook is grim.
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   5. The point of view or attitude of a person; as, one's
      outlook on life is affected by illness.
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