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Definitions of view

  1.   the act of looking or seeing or observing; " he tried to get a better view of it"; " his survey of the battlefield was limited"
  2.   purpose; the phrase ` with a view to' means ` with the intention of' or ` for the purpose of'; " he took the computer with a view to pawning it"
  3.   Sight; anything seen; prospect; picture; survey; mode of looking at; opinion; intention.
  4.   To see: to look at attentively: to examine intellectually.
  5.   Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect.
  6.   the visual percept of a region; " the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  7.   To survey; to examine with the eye; to look on with attention; to perceive by the eye; to survey intellectually; to consider.
  8.   Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case.
  9.   That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping.
  10.   outward appearance; " they look the same in outward view"
  11.   Intention; opinion; motion.
  12.   graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; " he painted scenes from everyday life"; " figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
  13.   A spectacle; landscape.
  14.   a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; " consider what follows from the positivist view"
  15.   the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; " It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
  16.   a message expressing a belief about something; " his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
  17.   a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; " my opinion differs from yours"; " what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  18.   The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.
  19.   To see; look at; examine; consider.
  20.   The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
  21.   Viewer.
  22.   deem to be; " She views this quite differently from me"; " I consider her to be shallow"; " I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
  23.   The act of seeing; sight; a scene; objects, extent of landscape, etc., within sight; as, an extended view from the window; range of mental perception; outlook, physical or mental; a picture of a scene or person looked at from a given direction; way of looking at anything mentally; opinion; as, he held advanced views; regard or consideration.
  24.   A seeing: sight: reach of the sight: whole extent seen: that which is seen: direction in which a thing is seen: the picture of a scene: a sketch: mental survey: mode of looking at or receiving: opinion: intention.
  25.   look at carefully; study mentally; " view a problem"
  26.   Prospect; reach of the eye; the whole extent seen; sight; power of seeing or limit of sight; intellectual or mental sight; act of seeing; eye; survey; intellectual survey; mental examination; appearance; display; prospect of interest; intention: purpose; design; opinion; manner of understanding. Point of view, the direction in which a thing is seen; standpoint..
  27.   The act of viewing; survey; examination.
  28.   Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension; conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of the policy which ought to be pursued.
  29.   Range of vision.
  30.   That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.
  31.   To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention, or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect; to explore.
  32.   To examine with the eye; to look on with attention; to consider.
  33.   To look at scrutinizingly; inspect; see.
  34.   Sight; vision; the whole extent seen; reach of sight; survey; a sketch or design; examination; aim; manner of seeing or understanding; a pictorial sketch.
  35.   the range of the eye; " they were soon out of view"
  36.   consider or deem to be; regard; " She views this quite differently from me"; " I consider her to be shallow"; " I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
  37.   the phrase" with a view to" means" with the intention of"; " he took the computer with a view to pawning it"
  38.   see or watch; " view a show on television"; " This program will be seen all over the world"; " view an exhibition"; " Catch a show on Broadway"; " see a movie"
  39.   To see; gaze at; survey; consider closely and with care.
  40.   Appearance; show; aspect.
  41.   a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; " his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
  42.   To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects.

Antonyms for view

fact, glint, browse, truth, skim.

Quotes of view

  1. My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens. – Alvin Adams
  2. It's a great view from here. I'm having the time of my life. – Michael P. Anderson
  3. Skiers view snowboarders as a menace; snowboarders view skiers as Elmer Fudd. – Dave Barry
  4. And in another point of view I think it is right that the address of a president should be on his own subject, and that different subjects should be thus brought in turn before the meetings. – Arthur Cayley
  5. Style is the perfection of a point of view – Richard Eberhart
  6. Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view – Lillian Hellman
  7. I would love to see as many of the black players as possible in today's Major League Baseball make every effort to go to the Negro Leagues Museum and get a first -hand view of how it all started. – Ferguson Jenkins
  8. Well, the right -wing policy with regard to Israel- the people who don't want to deal with Arafat, who don't want a Palestinian state- the whole sort of right -wing view is consistent with the view toward Iraq. It's the same policy and the same people. – Chris Matthews
  9. It is simply the view and a view I think shared by most members of the party, that it is very difficult to have a leader that does not command the support of the parliamentary party. – Francis Maude
  10. And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion. – Reba McEntire
  11. The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story- from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter- without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. – Sharon Olds
  12. I am not a tree -hugger and I don't think mine is an extreme point of view – Kevin Richardson
  13. We see things like reciprocity which are fairly central to our view of ethics. But if you're talking about a set of worked -out rules on what we are supposed to do then, yes, it is a human product. – Peter Singer
  14. My view is that when in doubt, society should err on the side of life. – Mac Thornberry
  15. Deep Throat's information, and in my view courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected. – Bob Woodward

Usage examples for view

  1. If Hodder has our point of view he ought to go into the law or a trust company." ” – The Inside of the Cup, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  2. Aunt Caroline looks at him from a different point of view doesn't she! ” – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Lady Culmer and I have determined on that view – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. “ I see the whole thing from another point of view – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  5. That was the view of Newall and others of the Fifth. ” – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  6. Might take that view of it. ” – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  7. This brought the little one into his view – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  8. “ " Oh, from that point of view began the detective. ” – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  9. With this view I do not for a moment agree. ” – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  10. “ " And I've others in view – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  11. But I cannot help seeing their point of view – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. “ A good view is had from the top. ” – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  13. Oh, Beller, you do take an 'opeless view of things. ” – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  14. Such, however, was very far from being Dickens' view – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  15. And now the view Mr. Norton, and I am ready to go. ” – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  16. At last she made up her mind and said: " Yes, this will do; and, besides, there is a view – Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13) by Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009
  17. Yet it is possible also that you might take another view of the matter. ” – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  18. They- Hetty and Booth came into view at that instant, and his lips were closed. ” – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. And you never will as long as you take the point of view you do. ” – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  20. “ I have already explained the hygienist's view of why people get sick. ” – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon

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