an instance of seeing or beholding; visual inspection.
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.
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.
verb (used with object)
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.
Fox Hunting. to sight (a fox).
in view of, in consideration of; on account of:
In view of the circumstances, it seems best to wait until tomorrow.
on view, in a place for public inspection; on exhibition:
The latest models of automobiles are now on view.
with a view to,
the act of seeing or observing; an inspection
vision or sight, esp range of vision: the church is out of view
a scene, esp of a fine tract of countryside: the view from the top was superb
a pictorial representation of a scene, such as a photograph
(sometimes pl) opinion; thought: my own view on the matter differs from yours
chance or expectation: the policy has little view of success
(foll by to) a desired end or intention: he has a view to securing further qualifications
a general survey of a topic, subject, etc: a comprehensive view of Shakespearean literature
visual aspect or appearance: they look the same in outward view
a sight of a hunted animal before or during the chase
in view of, taking into consideration
on view, exhibited to the public gaze
take a dim view of, take a poor view of, to regard (something) with disfavour or disapproval
with a view to
(transitive) to look at
(transitive) to consider in a specified manner: they view the growth of Communism with horror
(transitive) to examine or inspect carefully: to view the accounts
(transitive) to survey mentally; contemplate: to view the difficulties
to watch (television)
(transitive) to sight (a hunted animal) before or during the chase
early 14c., “formal inspection or survey” (of land); mid-14c., “visual perception,” from Anglo-French vewe “view,” from Old French veue, noun use of fem. past participle of veoir “to see,” from Latin videre “to see” (see vision). Sense of “manner of regarding something” first recorded early 15c. Meaning “sight or prospect of a landscape, etc.” is recorded from c.1600.
1520s, from view (n.). Related: Viewed; viewing.
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