Definitions for viewable

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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. viewable(adj)

    capable of being viewed


  1. viewable(Adjective)

    Able to be viewed

  2. viewable(Adjective)

    Able to be seen; visible

  3. viewable(Adjective)

    Able to be rendered correctly by a particular browser


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