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  1. point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpointnoun

    a mental position from which things are viewed

    "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"

  2. point of viewnoun

    the spatial property of the position from which something is observed


  1. point of viewnoun

    A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.

  2. point of viewnoun

    An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.

  3. point of viewnoun

    The perspective from which a narrative is related.

  4. Etymology: calqued on French phrase point de vue


  1. point of view

    Point of view refers to the perspective from which a story is told or information is presented. It can also refer to a person's attitude or opinion about a particular subject. In literature, it typically falls into categories such as first person, second person, or third person, affecting the way the audience perceives and interprets the content.

Editors Contribution

  1. point of view

    A perspective.

    Our point of view is important in life and we listen to each other with respect.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of point of view in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of point of view in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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