(noun, verb)


1. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

- consider what follows from the positivist view

Similar word(s): perspective, position

Definition categories: thought, orientation

2. the visual percept of a region

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

Similar word(s): aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, vista

Definition categories: thought

3. the act of looking or seeing or observing

- he tried to get a better view of it

Similar word(s): sight, survey

Definition categories: act, look, looking

4. the range of the eye

- they were soon out of view

Similar word(s): eyeshot

Definition categories: location, range, reach

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

Similar word(s): opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought

Definition categories: thought, belief

6. 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

Similar word(s): opinion

Definition categories: communication, content, message, substance

7. 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

Definition categories: thought, aim, design, intent, intention, purpose

8. graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept

- figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment

Similar word(s): scene

Definition categories: man–made

9. the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

Similar word(s): horizon, purview

Definition categories: attribute, ambit, compass, orbit, range, reach, scope

10. outward appearance

- they look the same in outward view

Definition categories: attribute, appearance

Sentences with view as a noun:

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

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

- My flat has a view of a junkyard.

- the view from a window

- a fine view of Lake George

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

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

- From my view that is a stupid proposition.

- He smuggled a knife into prison with a view to using it as a weapon.


1. deem to be

- She views this quite differently from me

Similar word(s): consider, reckon, regard, see

Definition categories: cognition, believe, conceive, consider, think

2. look at carefully; study mentally

- view a problem

Similar word(s): consider

Definition categories: perception, analyse, analyze, canvass, examine, study

3. see or watch

- view a show on television

- view an exhibition

Similar word(s): catch, see, watch

Definition categories: perception, watch

Sentences with view as a verb:

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

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