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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUT LOOK

He remedied this and remained alone at his table considering the out look.

WORD ORIGIN

"mental view or survey," 1742, from out (adv.) + look (v.). The meaning "prospect for the future" is attested from 1851. Earliest sense was "a look-out" (1660s). The literal sense of "vigilant watch, act or practice of looking out" (1815) is rare; look-out being used instead for this.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.