Definition of View

1. Noun. A way of regarding situations or topics etc.. "Consider what follows from the positivist view"

2. Verb. Deem to be. "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

3. Noun. The visual percept of a region. "The most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
Exact synonyms: Aspect, Panorama, Prospect, Scene, Vista
Generic synonyms: Visual Image, Visual Percept
Specialized synonyms: Background, Ground, Coast, Exposure, Foreground, Glimpse, Middle Distance, Side View, Tableau
Derivative terms: Panoramic, Scenic

4. Verb. Look at carefully; study mentally. "View a problem"
Exact synonyms: Consider, Look At
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Specialized synonyms: Contemplate, Groak
Derivative terms: Consideration, Viewer

5. Noun. The act of looking or seeing or observing. "His survey of the battlefield was limited"
Exact synonyms: Sight, Survey
Generic synonyms: Look, Looking, Looking At
Specialized synonyms: Eyeful
Derivative terms: Sight, Survey

6. Verb. See or watch. "Sam and Sue view the movie "; "See a movie"
Exact synonyms: Catch, See, Take In, Watch
Related verbs: See
Generic synonyms: Watch
Specialized synonyms: Visualise, Visualize, Spectate, Preview
Derivative terms: Seer, Viewable, Viewer, Watch

7. Noun. The range of the eye. "They were soon out of view"
Exact synonyms: Eyeshot
Generic synonyms: Range, Reach

8. Noun. A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty. "What are your thoughts on Haiti?"

9. Noun. 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"
Exact synonyms: Opinion
Generic synonyms: Content, Message, Subject Matter, Substance
Specialized synonyms: Adverse Opinion, Conjecture, Guess, Hypothesis, Speculation, Supposition, Surmisal, Surmise, Position, Side
Derivative terms: Opine

10. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Aim, Design, Intent, Intention, Purpose

11. Noun. Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept. "Figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
Exact synonyms: Scene
Generic synonyms: Graphic Art
Terms within: Content, Depicted Object, Subject

12. Noun. The range of interest or activity that can be anticipated. "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
Exact synonyms: Horizon, Purview
Generic synonyms: Ambit, Compass, Orbit, Range, Reach, Scope

13. Noun. Outward appearance. "They look the same in outward view"
Generic synonyms: Appearance, Visual Aspect

Definition of View

1. n. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.

2. v. t. To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention, or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect; to explore.

3. n. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.

4. v. t. To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention, or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect; to explore.

Definition of View

1. Noun. The act of seeing or looking at something. ¹

2. Noun. The range of vision. ¹

3. Noun. Something to look at, such as a scenery. ¹

4. Noun. A picture. ¹

5. Noun. A mental image. ¹

6. Noun. A way of understanding something, an opinion, a theory. ¹

7. Noun. A point of view. ¹

8. Noun. An intention or prospect. ¹

9. Noun. (computing databases) A virtual or logical table composed of the result set of a query in relational databases. ¹

10. Noun. (computing programming) The part of a computer program which is visible to the user, the part the user interacts with; a user interface to the underlying logic of the program. ¹

11. Noun. A wake ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To look at. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To show. ¹

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Definition of View

1. to look at [v -ED, -ING, -S] : VIEWABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of View

1. 1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection. "Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view." (Milton) "Objects near our view are thought greater than those of a larger size are more remote." (Locke) "Surveying nature with too nice a view." (Dryden) 2. Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case. "I have with exact view perused thee, Hector." (Shak) 3. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect. "The walls of Pluto's palace are in view." (Dryden) 4. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window. "'T is distance lends enchantment to the view." (Campbell) 5. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George. 6. Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension; conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of the policy which ought to be pursued. "To give a right view of this mistaken part of liberty." (Locke) 7. That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping. "No man sets himself about anything but upon some view or other which serves him for a reason." (Locke) 8. Appearance; show; aspect. "[Graces] which, by the splendor of her view Dazzled, before we never knew." (Waller) Field of view. See Field. Point of view. See Point. To have in view, to have in mind as an incident, object, or aim; as, to have one's resignation in view. View halloo, the shout uttered by a hunter upon seeing the fox break cover. View of frankpledge, the inspection by the jury of the place where a litigated transaction is said to have occurred. Origin: OF. Veue, F. Vue, fr. OF. Veoir to see, p. P. Veu, F. Voir, p. P. Vu, fr. L. Videre to see. See Vision, and cl. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of View

vienna paste
view (current term)
view angle
view as
view camera
view cameras
view finder
view model
view models

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