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view meaning and definition

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VIEW noun

Definition of view (noun)

  1. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
  2. the visual percept of a region
  3. the act of looking or seeing or observing
    • "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"
    • synonyms: sight, survey
  4. the range of the eye
    • "they were soon out of view"
    • synonyms: eyeshot
  5. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
  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 opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
    • synonyms: 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
    • "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
    • synonyms: scene
  9. the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    • "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
    • synonyms: horizon, purview
  10. outward appearance
    • "they look the same in outward view"

VIEW verb

Definition of view (verb)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: consider, reckon, regard, see
  2. look at carefully; study mentally
  3. 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"
    • synonyms: catch, see, take in, watch
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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