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Definitions of view

  1. the visual percept of a region; " the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
  2. 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"
  3. look at carefully; study mentally; " view a problem"
  4. the range of the eye; " they were soon out of view"
  5. the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; " It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
  6. a message expressing a belief about something; " his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
  7. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; " my opinion differs from yours"; " what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  8. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; " consider what follows from the positivist view"
  9. 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"
  10. the act of looking or seeing or observing; " he tried to get a better view of it"; " his survey of the battlefield was limited"
  11. 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"
  12. outward appearance; " they look the same in outward view"
  13. the phrase" with a view to" means" with the intention of"; " he took the computer with a view to pawning it"
  14. 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"
  15. 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"
  16. 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"
  17. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.
  18. Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case.
  19. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect.
  20. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.
  21. 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.
  22. That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping.
  23. Appearance; show; aspect.
  24. 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.
  25. To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects.
  26. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
  27. 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.
  28. To see; gaze at; survey; consider closely and with care.
  29. Viewer.
  30. 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.
  31. To see: to look at attentively: to examine intellectually.
  32. Sight; anything seen; prospect; picture; survey; mode of looking at; opinion; intention.
  33. To see; look at; examine; consider.
  34. To look at scrutinizingly; inspect; see.
  35. The act of viewing; survey; examination.
  36. Range of vision.
  37. A spectacle; landscape.
  38. Intention; opinion; motion.
  39. 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..
  40. To survey; to examine with the eye; to look on with attention; to perceive by the eye; to survey intellectually; to consider.
  41. To examine with the eye; to look on with attention; to consider.
  42. Sight; vision; the whole extent seen; reach of sight; survey; a sketch or design; examination; aim; manner of seeing or understanding; a pictorial sketch.
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Usage examples for view

  1. 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
  2. Lady Culmer and I have determined on that view – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. And now the view Mr. Norton, and I am ready to go. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  4. With this view I do not for a moment agree. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  5. Such, however, was very far from being Dickens' view – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  6. Oh, Beller, you do take an 'opeless view of things. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  7. 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
  8. Might take that view of it. – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  9. " Oh, from that point of view began the detective. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  10. Aunt Caroline looks at him from a different point of view doesn't she! – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. " And I've others in view – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. That was the view of Newall and others of the Fifth. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  13. 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
  14. A good view is had from the top. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. But I cannot help seeing their point of view – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. And you never will as long as you take the point of view you do. – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  17. This brought the little one into his view – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  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. I see the whole thing from another point of view – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. Yet it is possible also that you might take another view of the matter. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
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