To view broadly or from a height
To rise above, especially so as to afford a view of
To direct and watch over the work and performance of others
A high structure or place commanding a wide view
To occupy a commanding height
To ignore deliberately
To fail to see
Someone was building a log house so close that they could overlook her farm.
He chose to overlook the idea of his nishani cursing like a man at battle.
Beyond this point the Anglo-Russian Commission of 1895 demarcated a line to the snowfields and glaciers which overlook the Chinese border.
He chose to overlook Cora's disappointment at how close she'd been to home without being able to go back.
If he had not given a definite pledge to forgive the bishops who had taken part in the young king's coronation, he had at least raised expectations that he would overlook all past offences.