View Definition

vyo͝o
viewed, viewing, views
noun
views
A seeing or looking, as in inspection or examination.
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Sight or vision; esp., range of vision.
Not a person in view.
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Mental examination or survey; critical contemplation.
To take a correct view of a situation.
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That which is seen; esp., a scene or prospect, as of a landscape.
A room with a view.
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A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle.
A side view of the house.
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verb
viewed, viewing, views
To inspect; scrutinize.
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To watch (a program, for example) on television.
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To look at or see; behold.
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To survey mentally; consider.
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To regard in a particular way.
To view a situation with fear.
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idiom
in view of
  • Taking into account; in consideration of.
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on view
  • Placed so as to be seen; exhibited.
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in view
  • in sight
  • under consideration
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in view of
  • in consideration of; because of
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on view
  • displayed or exhibited publicly
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Other Word Forms of View

Noun

Singular:
view
Plural:
views

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to View

Origin of View

  • Middle English vewe from Anglo-Norman from feminine past participle of veoir to see from Latin vidēre weid- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman vewe, from Old French veue (French: vue), feminine past participle of veoir (“to see") (French: voir).

    From Wiktionary

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