overlook englannista suomeksi
A vista or point that gives a beautiful view.
1980, ''Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (N.R.A.), General Management Plan''
- Normally a visitor does not participate in one activity to the exclusion of others. One main activity, such as swimming, will be supplemented by other activities and use of other facilities, such as picnicking, hiking, stopping at an overlook, and so forth.
To offer a view (of something) from a higher position.
(RQ:Defoe Robinson Crusoe) I took my Gun, and went on Shore, climbing up upon a Hill, which seem’d to over-look that Point, where I saw the full Extent of it, and resolv’d to venture.
1950, (w), ''(w)'', London: Heinemann, 1952, Chapter 6, p.(nbs)188,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20120110/html.php
- (..) she saw a figure standing by the rail of the balcony that overlooked the backyard.
1616, (w), ''A Divine Herball'', London: John Budge, “Hysope and Humilitie,”http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A00993.0001.001
- Let not thy ''Garden'' be without this ''herbe Humilitie''. It may be least respected with men; and among other ''herbs'' ouerlooked; but most acceptable to God.
1739, (w), ''(w)'', London: John Noon, Volume 2, Part 2, Section 2, p.(nbs)118,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004806339.0001.002
- We are more apt to over-look in any subject, what is trivial, than what appears of considerable moment (..)
1898, (w), ''(w)'', Book 2, Chapter 7,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/36/36-h/36-h.htm
- The place had been already searched and emptied. In the bar I afterwards found some biscuits and sandwiches that had been overlooked.
1615, (w), ''Contemplations vpon the Principal Passages of the Holie Historie'', London: Nathanael Butter and William Butler, Volume 3, “''Ehud'' and ''Eglon'',” p.(nbs)48,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A02527.0001.001
- Euery circumstance is full of improbabilities: Faith euermore ouerlookes the difficulties of the way, & bends her eyes onely to the certainty of the end.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)
(RQ:Grahame Wind in the Willows)
To look down upon (something) from a place that is over or above.
1567, (w) (translator), ''The XV. Bookes of (w), entytuled (w)'', London, Book(nbs)7, p.(nbs)93b,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08649.0001.001
- There was not farre fro thence
- About the middle of the Laund a rising ground, from whence
- A man might ouerlooke the fieldes.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-3)
1848, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)5,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2153/2153-h/2153-h.htm
- “’Twas young Wilson and a fireman wi' a ladder,” said Margaret’s neighbour, a tall man who could overlook the crowd.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)10,http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/8101/pg8101-images.html
- The way led sandily along the crest of a wooded amphitheatre, with less stress on the prospect waterward than might have been expected. Cope was not allowed, indeed, to overlook the vague horizon where, through the pine groves, the blue of sky and of sea blended into one; but, under Medora Phillips’ guidance, his eyes were mostly turned inland.
(RQ:Lodge Rosalynde) like a prettie Page waited on his Miſtreſſe (smallcaps), and ouerlookt that al was in a readineſſe againſt the Bridegroome ſhoulde come.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
1677, (w), ''The Compleat Servant-Maid'', London: T. Passinger, p.(nbs)63,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A66839.0001.001
- Be careful in overlooking inferiour servants, that they waste nothing which belongs to your Master and Mistress.
1755, (w), ''The Life of (w), Bishop of Worcester'', London: John & James Rivington, Section 4, p.(nbs)59,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004864172.0001.000
- In overlooking the clergy of his diocese, which he thought the chief branch of the episcopal office, exciting in them a zeal for religion, and obliging them at least to a legal performance of their duty, he was uncommonly active, warm, and resolute.
1606, (w), ''The Art of Drawing with the Pen'', London: William Jones, Book 1, Chapter 7, p.(nbs)20,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A09192.0001.001
- (..) you had need cause the party whome you will drawe to sit (..) without stirring or altering the mouth were it neuer so little: wherefore you shall I beleeue find (a mans face) aboue all other creaturs the most troublesome vnto you: for either they will smile, be ouerlooking your hand, or setting their countenances to seeme gratious and comely, giue you choyse of twentie seuerall faces.
1724, (w), ''The Plain Dealer'', No. 33, 13(nbs)July, 1724, ''The Plain Dealer'', London: S. Richardson and A. Wilde, 1730, p.(nbs)269,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004891141.0001.001
- I lean’d back in my Chair, and overlook’d what he was doing.—But, as if the young Rogue had had Eyes in his Elbows, he broke off what he had begun, and writ, thus, in a new Place.—''If an impertinent Old Fellow, that sits by me, did not overlook what I am writing, I should have told you a pleasant Secret—''
1839, (w), “Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter” in ''The Watcher and Other Weird Stories'', London: Downey, 1894, p.(nbs)133,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/40510/40510-h/40510-h.htm
- The artist turned sharply round, and now for the first time became aware that his labours had been overlooked by a stranger.
1577, (w), ''Foure bookes of husbandry, collected by M. (w)'', London, The Epistle to the Reader,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A03069.0001.001
- And therefore I trust thou vvylt accept it as it is, specially considering, that I neither had leysure, nor quietnesse at the dooing of it, neither after the dooing had euer any tyme to ouerlooke it, but vvas driuen to deliuer it to the Printer, as I fyrst vvrote it (..)
1587, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'', Volume 3, “Richard the third,” p.(nbs)757,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68202.0001.001
- Now when he had ouerlooked his armie ouer euerie side, he paused awhile, and after with a lowd voice and bold spirit spake to his companions these, or the like words following.
1602, (w) (translator), ''The Famous and Memorable Workes of (w)'', London: G. Bishop ''et al.'', Book 5, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)109,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A04680.0001.001
- (..) this was one of those spies which ''Moses'' sent to ouerlooke the land of Chanaan.
1752, (w), ''The Gray’s Inn Journal'' No. 21, London: P. Vaillant, 1756, p.(nbs)138,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004873546.0001.001
- As the Meanness of my Education had hindered me from knowing any Thing of Law Affairs, I got my two Companions to overlook the Mortgage Deed, and with their Advice signed it (..)
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice):(..)Beshrew your eyes,They have o'erlook'd me and divided me;One half of me is yours, the other half yours,—Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours,And so all yours!(..)