Definition of look out for phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

look out for

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
to take care of somebody and make sure nothing bad happens to them

    look out for somebody

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    look out for something

     
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  1. 1  to try to avoid something bad happening or doing something bad synonym watch out You should look out for pickpockets. Do look out for spelling mistakes in your work.
  2. 2  to keep trying to find something or meet somebody I'll look out for you at the conference. related noun lookout

look out for somebody

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look out for yourself

 
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to think only of somebody’s/your own advantage, without worrying about other people You should look out for yourself from now on.