Pronunciation: (out'look"), [key]
1. the view or prospect from a particular place.
2. mental attitude or view; point of view: one's outlook on life.
3. prospect of the future: the political outlook.
4. the place from which an observer looks out; lookout.
5. the act or state of looking out.
6. a watch kept; vigilance; lookout: a careful outlook to prevent forest fires.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.