view: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (vy), [key]
- an instance of seeing or beholding; visual inspection.
- sight; vision.
- range of sight or vision: Several running deer came into the view of the hunters.
- a sight or prospect of a landscape, the sea, etc.: His apartment affords a view of the park.
- a picture or photograph of something: The postcard bears a view of Vesuvius.
- a particular manner of looking at something: From a practical view, the situation presents several problems.
- contemplation or consideration of a matter with reference to action: a project in view.
- aim, intention, or purpose.
- prospect; expectation: the view for the future.
- a sight afforded of something from a position stated or qualified: a bird's-eye view.
- a general account or description of a subject.
- a conception of a thing; opinion; theory: His view was not supported by the facts.
- a survey; inspection: a view of Restoration comedy.
- She went over the material with the scholarship examination in view.
- within range of vision.
- under consideration.
- as an end sought:She went over the material with the scholarship examination in view.
- in consideration of; on account of: In view of the circumstances, it seems best to wait until tomorrow.
- in a place for public inspection; on exhibition: The latest models of automobiles are now on view.
- They saved their money with a view to being able to buy a house someday.
- with the aim or intention of.
- with the expectation or hope of:They saved their money with a view to being able to buy a house someday.
- to see; watch: to view a movie.
- to look at; survey; inspect: to view the construction of a road.
- to contemplate mentally; consider: to view the repercussions of a decision.
- to regard in a particular light or as specified: She views every minor setback as a disaster.
- to sight (a fox).
- view (Thesaurus)