overlook verb

ADV. completely, entirely | largely | frequently, often | generally | conveniently Conveniently overlooking the fact that she wouldn't be able to meet the commitment, she agreed enthusiastically.

VERB + OVERLOOK cannot, cannot afford to, should not We should not overlook this possibility. | be inclined to, tend to Hospitals have tended to overlook this need. | seem to | be prepared to, be willing to I was prepared to overlook her mistakes this time. | be easy to It is easy to overlook the significance of this change. | be impossible to

PHRASES be easily overlooked another fact which is all too easily overlooked | sth should not be overlooked The importance of this should not be overlooked.