What does view mean?

Definitions for view
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word view.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. position, view, perspectivenoun

    a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

    "consider what follows from the positivist view"

  2. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panoramanoun

    the visual percept of a region

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

  3. view, survey, sightnoun

    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, eyeshotnoun

    the range of the eye

    "they were soon out of view"

  5. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughtnoun

    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, viewnoun

    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. viewnoun

    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, viewnoun

    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, purviewnoun

    the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

    "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"

  10. viewverb

    outward appearance

    "they look the same in outward view"

  11. see, consider, reckon, view, regardverb

    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 atverb

    look at carefully; study mentally

    "view a problem"

  13. watch, view, see, catch, take inverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. viewnoun

    The act of seeing or looking at something.

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

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

  2. viewnoun

    The range of vision.

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

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

  3. viewnoun

    Something to look at, such as a scenery.

    My flat has a view of a junkyard.

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

  4. viewnoun

    A picture.

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

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

  5. viewnoun

    A mental image.

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

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

  6. viewnoun

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

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

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

  7. viewnoun

    A point of view.

    From my view that is a stupid proposition.

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

  8. viewnoun

    An intention or prospect.

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

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

  9. viewnoun

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

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

  10. viewverb

    To look at.

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

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

  11. viewverb

    To show.

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

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

  12. viewnoun

    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.

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

  13. viewnoun

    A wake

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  2. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  3. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  4. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  5. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  6. Viewnoun

    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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  7. Viewnoun

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  8. Viewnoun

    appearance; show; aspect

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  9. Viewverb

    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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

  10. Viewverb

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

    Etymology: [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 cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. View

    vū, n. a seeing: sight: reach of the sight: whole extent seen: that which is seen: inspection, as by a jury, of the place of a crime, of the corpse, &c.: direction in which a thing is seen: the picture of a scene: a sketch: mental survey: mode of looking at or receiving: opinion: intention: (Shak.) show, appearance.—v.t. to see: to look at attentively: to examine intellectually.—adj. View′able, that can be viewed.—ns. View′er; View′-halloo′, the huntsman's cry when the fox breaks cover; View′iness, character of being viewy or visionary.—adj. View′less, not to be viewed: invisible.—adv. View′lessly.—adj. View′ly (prov.), pleasing to look at.—n. View′-point, point of view.—adjs. View′some (prov.), viewly; View′y (coll.), holding opinions vague or purely speculative.—Dissolving views, pictures thrown on a screen and made to pass one into the other; Field of view, the compass of visual power; In view of, having regard to; On view, open to public inspection; To the view (Shak.), in public. [Fr. vuevu, pa.p. of voir—L. vidēre, to see.]

Editors Contribution

  1. view

    A visual perception.

    The view was amazing.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  
  2. view

    An act of seeing.

    They are able to view the governmental meeting minutes on the internet.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 23, 2020  
  3. view

    An opinion or belief.

    The view of the people is important during an election.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  
  4. view

    Range of vision.

    The view through the telescope of space is amazing, really appreciate the beauty of earth and universe.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of view in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of view in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of view in a Sentence

  1. Ken McGrath:

    Does your financial model need to factor in a mild or a deep recession? it's very hard for buyer and seller to come to a well-informed view against this current unsettled backdrop, but that will adjust over time.

  2. Chuck Schumer:

    I talk to her three, four, five times a day. I think we have the same view. Let's get the facts. Let's get all the facts, and then we'll make decisions, every member of the House and Senate is going to do what he or she thinks is appropriate. I think, as I said, Speaker Pelosi is handling this appropriately.

  3. Jo Anne Van Tilburg:

    The near exclusive use of one quarry to produce these seventeen tools supports a view of craft specialization based on information exchange, but we can't know at this stage if the interaction was collaborative, it may also have been coercive in some way. Human behavior is complex. This study encourages further mapping and stone sourcing, and our excavations continue to shed new light on moai carving.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When one completes complex or difficult tasks and assignments without anguish or physical trauma, they’ve evolved to the top floor and must look down to view people.

  5. Bertrand Russell, Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 5:

    The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

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Translations for view

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  • منظر, رأيArabic
  • görünüş, görüşAzerbaijani
  • parer, vista, veureCatalan, Valencian
  • pohled, dohled, názor, vize, zobrazit, dívat se na, prohlížet siCzech
  • udsigt, synDanish
  • Sicht, Aussicht, Anblick, View, Ansicht, sehen, anschauenGerman
  • vidoEsperanto
  • visión, vista, mirada, verSpanish
  • oletus, vaade, arusaam, kujutis, seisukoht, vaateväli, ettekujutus, vaatlemaEstonian
  • منظره, دید, دیدنPersian
  • näköala, tarkoitus, käsitys, näkymä, näkökulma, kuva, näköpiiri, oletus, näkemys, nähdä, vilkaista, katsoaFinnish
  • vue, regard, vision, considérer, regarderFrench
  • दर्शनHindi
  • kép, látvány, látómező, nézet, látás, szándék, nézés, rálátás, szempont, felvétel, kilátásHungarian
  • տեսարան, դիտելArmenian
  • spektarIdo
  • vista, visione, veduta, guardareItalian
  • 景色Japanese
  • 경치Korean
  • visus, adspectusLatin
  • tirohanga, whakaaro, tiro, whakaariMāori
  • കാഴ്ചMalayalam
  • zicht, beeld, view, bedoeling, mening, opvatting, visie, overzicht, vooruitzicht, afbeelding, uitzicht, kijken, naar, bekijkenDutch
  • synspunkt, syn, sikt, utsikt, visning, utsyn, se påNorwegian
  • widokPolish
  • vista, verPortuguese
  • вид, взгляд, видетьRussian
  • razmatranje, pogled, mišljenje, vidik, gledište, vidokrug, perspektiva, vid, stajalište, slika, vidjetiSerbo-Croatian
  • utsikt, vySwedish
  • maoniSwahili
  • பார்வைTamil
  • దృశ్యం, చూచుTelugu
  • geçerli görünüm, görünüm, görünüm menüsüTurkish
  • ملاحظہ کریںUrdu
  • cảnh vậtVietnamese

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