- 1[usually singular] outlook (on something) the attitude to life and the world of a particular person, group, or culture He had a practical outlook on life. Most Western societies are liberal in outlook.
- 2 outlook (for something) the expected future for someone or something; what is likely to happen synonym prospect The outlook for jobs is bleak. the country's economic outlook The outlook (= the expected weather) for the weekend is dry and sunny.
- 3a view from a particular place The house has a pleasant outlook over the valley.