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Noun: view  vyoo
  1. A way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    "consider what follows from the positivist view";
    - position, perspective
  2. A distant view of a wide area, esp. one that is pleasant to look at
    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views";
    - aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama
  3. The act of looking, seeing or observing
    "he tried to get a better view of it";
    - survey, sight
  4. The range of the eye
    "they were soon out of view";
    - eyeshot
  5. A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    "my view differs from yours";
    - opinion, sentiment, persuasion, thought
  6. 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 views appeared frequently on the editorial page";
    - opinion
  7. 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"
  8. Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept
    "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment";
    - scene
  9. The range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    "It is beyond the view of present knowledge";
    - horizon, purview
  10. Outward appearance
    "they look the same in outward view"
Verb: view  vyoo
  1. Perceive or think about in a particular way; deem to be
    "She views this quite differently from me";
    - see, consider, reckon, regard
  2. Analyse carefully; study to find a solution
    "view a problem";
    - consider, look at
  3. Look at and follow all (or part of) something being shown or performed
    "view a show on television"; "view an exhibition";
    - watch, see, catch, take in

Derived forms: viewing, views, viewed

Type of: aim, ambit, analyse [Brit, Cdn], analyze [N. Amer], appearance, belief, believe, butcher's [Brit, slang], canvass, compass, conceive, consider, content, design, examine, gander [informal], graphic art, intent, intention, look, looking, looking at, message, orbit, orientation, purpose, range, reach, scope, study, subject matter, substance, think, visual aspect, visual image, visual percept, watch

Encyclopedia: View, TX