View - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |vjuː|  American pronunciation of the word view
Brit.  |vjuː|  British pronunciation of the word view
- a way of regarding situations or topics etc. (syn: perspective, position)
- the visual percept of a region (syn: aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, vista)
- the act of looking or seeing or observing (syn: sight, survey)
- the range of the eye (syn: eyeshot)
- a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty (syn: opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought)
- 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 (syn: opinion)
- purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'
- graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept (syn: scene)
- the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated (syn: horizon, purview)
- outward appearance
- deem to be (syn: consider, reckon, regard, see)
- look at carefully; study mentally (syn: consider)
- see or watch (syn: catch, see, take in, watch)

Examples

The views expressed herein are strictly those of the author.

There is no evidence to support that view.

The ship slowly sailed out of view.

The ship disappeared from view.

The building is most impressive when viewed from the front.

A medical examiner is now viewing the evidence.

The program was viewed by millions of people.

Different people view this problem in different ways.

The house has a beautiful view down the valley.

A photographer is preparing to take a view of the castle.

The view of his figure immediately introduced a train of ideas into my mind.

The time must come when the views of our committee will prevail.

The surgeon, having viewed the wound, ordered his patient instantly to bed.

A Museum well stored with rarities, which we viewed.

The fox was viewed several times by the horsemen.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: view
he/she/it: views
present participle: viewing
past tense: viewed
past participle: viewed
noun
singular: view
plural: views
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