What is the opposite of overlook?

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Opposite of to fail to notice or give the proper attention to
“This singer should heed the old maxim and not quit her day job.”
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Opposite of to excuse or disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“They develop a rationalization of why they do what they do and feel cut off from social groups that disapprove or condemn their behavior.”
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Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
“I am not going to stand by silently while you mismanage these sacred funds the way you have chosen to do in recent months.”
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(somewhat rare) Opposite of to inspect or look at closely
“Having located the page, they would skim the page quickly until the relevant passage was located.”
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(rare) Opposite of to cast a magical charm or spell on (by looking at someone)
“He lifted his head and started chanting, in an effort to exorcise him.”
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Opposite of to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
“I think it is time I surrender my hold on this domain and acknowledge defeat.”
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Opposite of to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
“Do not rush the amount of information that you provide to the learner at any one time.”
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To inspect carefully or in detail
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(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to manage or preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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Opposite of to treat as unworthy of serious consideration
“Julie would entertain the idea of her daughter staying home the day after a severe bout of coughing.”
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Opposite of to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
“Josh decided that he wished to experience the life-changing experience of climbing up Mount Everest.”
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Opposite of to waive any negative feelings towards something that would typically cause angst
“I'm sorry, but I have to disallow this marriage as you hardly know the man.”
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Opposite of rise to or reach a great height
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Opposite of to fail to see or notice
“I can see the Eiffel Tower all the way from Parc de Belleville.”
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Opposite of to omit, to not include, to neglect to mention
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(look over) Opposite of to have a view in a specified direction, typically from above
“The tall building in front of our apartment would obscure and ruin the view of Central Park.”
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Opposite of to neglect to do
“Please remember to take out the bins after dinner.”
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Opposite of ignore
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Opposite of to face or look out on to
“We wanted the main bedroom to be east-facing so that the room would avoid the sunrise.”
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Opposite of to direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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Opposite of to control by means of rules and regulations
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Opposite of to get out of a situation, usually underhandedly
“It is about time that the country's leaders accept responsibility for the nation's problems.”
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Opposite of to handle or manage many tasks at once
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Opposite of to direct or influence the behavior or development of
“What that tells me is that right now, is that whatever is being reported could be information to deceive and mislead people.”
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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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Opposite of cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
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To manage
“It does not cost a lot to run a basic website these days.”
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Opposite of to take, or be in, charge of
“As with the Italian condottiere, they were willing to serve any master with whom their chief could make satisfactory arrangements.”
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Opposite of to inadvertently drop or leave something or someone behind
“I would hold on to my headphones to ensure that I did not lose them as I disembarked the train.”
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Opposite of excise, remove
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Opposite of to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
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Opposite of to protect or shield from harm or danger
“Poachers were planning to assault wildlife within the reserve.”
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Opposite of to decide not to do something
“Ned Nederlander would accept the German's challenge of a quickdraw.”
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Opposite of a place from which to keep watch or view the landscape
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Opposite of a view or prospect
“We reached the summit of the mountain, but the mist was heavy and we could not see through the fogginess.”
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Opposite of an act of refusal or avoidance
“Give the ride a go. You may well find yourself enjoying the experience.”
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