Definitions for viewvyu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an instance of seeing or beholding; visual inspection.

  2. sight or vision.

  3. range of sight or vision:

    objects in view.

  4. a sight or prospect of a landscape, the sea, etc.

  5. a picture or photograph of a scene.

  6. a particular manner of looking at something:

    from a practical view.

  7. mental contemplation or examination; a mental survey.

  8. aim, intention, or purpose.

  9. prospect or expectation:

    the view for the future.

  10. a sight afforded of something from a position stated or qualified:

    a bird's-eye view.

  11. a general account or survey of a subject.

  12. a personal attitude; opinion; judgment.

  13. (v.t.)to see; watch; behold.

  14. to look at; survey; inspect.

  15. to contemplate mentally; consider.

  16. to regard in a particular light or as specified:

    Experts viewed the situation with alarm.

Idioms for view:

  1. in view, within range of vision. under consideration. as an ultimate goal or purpose.

    Category: Idiom

  2. in view of, because of; in thinking about; considering.

    Category: Idiom

  3. on view, in a place for public inspection; on exhibition.

    Category: Idiom

  4. with a view to, with the aim or intention of: with the expectation or hope of.

    to work hard with a view to getting promoted.

    Category: Idiom

* Syn: view , prospect , scene , vista refer to whatever lies open to sight. view is the general word: a fine view of the surrounding countryside.prospect suggests a sweeping and often distant view, as from a vantage point: The prospect from the mountaintop was breathtaking.scene suggests an organic unity in the details, as is found in a picture: a woodland suggests a long narrow view, as along an avenue between rows of trees: a pleasant vista. See opinion.

Origin of view:

1375–1425; late ME v(i)ewe (n.) < AF; MF veue sight < VL *vidūta, n. use of fem. of *vidūtus, for L vīsus, ptp. of vidēre to see


Princeton's WordNet

  1. position, view, perspective(noun)

    a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

    "consider what follows from the positivist view"

  2. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

  3. view, survey, sight(noun)

    the act of looking or seeing or observing

    "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"

  4. view, eyeshot(noun)

    the range of the eye

    "they were soon out of view"

  5. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought(noun)

    a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

    "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"

  6. opinion, view(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"

  7. view(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"

  8. scene, view(noun)

    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"

  9. horizon, view, purview(noun)

    the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

    "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"

  10. view(verb)

    outward appearance

    "they look the same in outward view"

  11. see, consider, reckon, view, regard(verb)

    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"

  12. view, consider, look at(verb)

    look at carefully; study mentally

    "view a problem"

  13. watch, view, see, catch, take in(verb)

    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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. view(noun)vyu

    everything that can be seen from a particular location

    the view from the top of the Eiffel Tower; a stunning view of the hills

  2. viewvyu

    to start to be visible

    As you come out of the tunnel the whole city comes into view.

  3. viewvyu

    an opinion

    What's your view on the issue?; In my view, it's far too expensive.

  4. viewvyu

    as a result of

    In view of these difficulties, we have decided to postpone the meeting.

  5. viewvyu

    with the aim or purpose of

    We bought the property with a view to selling it in a few years' time.

  6. view(verb)vyu

    to have a particular opinion about, or to consider in a particular way

    Voters viewed his speech with skepticism.; The accused will not be viewed favorably by the jury.; Torture is generally viewed as immoral.

  7. viewvyu

    to watch

    Millions of people viewed his video online.; We'll be able to view the fireworks from the boat.


  1. view(Noun)

    The act of seeing or looking at something.

    He changed seat to get a complete view of the stage.

  2. view(Noun)

    The range of vision.

    If there are any rabbits in this park, they keep carefully out of our view.

  3. view(Noun)

    Something to look at, such as a scenery.

    My flat has a view of a junkyard.

  4. view(Noun)

    A picture.

    There was a view of the accident site on the front page.

  5. view(Noun)

    A mental image.

    I need more information to get a better view of the situation.

  6. view(Noun)

    A way of understanding something, an opinion, a theory.

    Your view on evolution is based on religion, not on scientific findings.

  7. view(Noun)

    A point of view.

    From my view that is a stupid proposition.

  8. view(Noun)

    An intention or prospect.

    I gave you the money with the view that you would invest it wisely.

  9. view(Noun)

    A virtual or logical table composed of the result set of a query in relational databases.

  10. view(Verb)

    To look at.

    He viewed the painting and praised the artist for his masterpiece.

  11. view(Verb)

    To show.

    To view the desktop, click the small desktop icon on the bottom of your screen.

  12. view(Noun)

    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.

  13. view(Noun)

    A wake

  14. Origin: From vewe, from veue (French: vue), feminine past participle of veoir (French: voir).

Webster Dictionary

  1. View(noun)

    the act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection

  2. View(noun)

    mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case

  3. View(noun)

    power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect

  4. View(noun)

    that which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window

  5. View(noun)

    the pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, /ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George

  6. View(noun)

    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

  7. View(noun)

    that which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping

  8. View(noun)

    appearance; show; aspect

  9. View(verb)

    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

  10. View(verb)

    to survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'view' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #432

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'view' in Written Corpus Frequency: #516

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'view' in Nouns Frequency: #89

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'view' in Verbs Frequency: #446

Anagrams of view

  1. wive

Translations for view

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an outlook on to, or picture of) a scene

Your house has a fine view of the hills; He painted a view of the harbour.

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