American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A point of view; an attitude: a positive outlook.
- n. Expectation for the future: the long-term outlook for economic growth.
- n. A place where something can be viewed.
- n. The view seen from such a place.
- n. The act of looking out.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To look out; select.
- To face or confront bravely; overcome as by bolder looks or greater courage; hence, in general, to overcome.
- n. The act of looking out or watching for any object; vigilant watch: as, to be on the outlook for something.
- n. The place from which an observer looks out or watches for anything; a watch-tower; a lookout.
- n. The distance to which, under given circumstances, vision extends in searching or watching; extent of unobstructed vision; hence, power of foresight; breadth of view.
- n. That which is perceived by the eye on looking forth; a view; a scene; hence, that which is looked forward to; a prospect: used literally and figuratively.
- n. A place from which something can be viewed.
- n. The view from such a place.
- n. An attitude or point of view.
- n. Expectation for the future.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To face down; to outstare.
- v. obsolete To inspect throughly; to select.
- n. The act of looking out; watch.
- n. One who looks out; also, the place from which one looks out; a watchower.
- n. The view obtained by one looking out; scope of vision; sight; appearance.
- n. The likely outcome, such as is indicated by the present situation; prospects; prognosis.
- n. The point of view or attitude of a person.
- n. the act of looking out
- n. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
- n. a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
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“We do not expect, however, the ECB to draw many implications about the medium-term outlook from the short-term movement in the data," they said in a note to clients.”
“FRED THOMPSON, (R) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: No. I hate to start off with a correction, but I've never used the term outlook rosy as far as the economy is concerned.”
“What we've basically reflected in our outlook is the fact that in 2010, the rebound in East Asia from the crisis (the global financial crisis) was, in fact in some countries, growth was extremely rapid.”
“One possible exception to this gloomy outlook is the number of Americans who expect to buy a new house or condo rose to 10 percent, up from seven percent in May.”
“Still, "I think the long-term outlook is favorable" for outer-borough hotels, he says.”
“In fact the outlook is almost rosy, although it is a matter of discretion whether you want to eat the ones you catch.”
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“The long-term outlook is less clear, as overfishing is now reducing Lates niloticus populations.”
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