• WordNet 3.6
    • v view 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"
    • v view look at carefully; study mentally "view a problem"
    • v view 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"
    • n view the act of looking or seeing or observing "he tried to get a better view of it","his survey of the battlefield was limited"
    • n view 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"
    • n view outward appearance "they look the same in outward view"
    • n view the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
    • n view the visual percept of a region "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
    • n view 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?"
    • n view 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"
    • n view a way of regarding situations or topics etc. "consider what follows from the positivist view"
    • n view 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"
    • n view the range of the eye "they were soon out of view"
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View from the Bridge, Woking View from the Bridge, Woking
View from near Reigate View from near Reigate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Close to 80% of people who watch the Super Bowl on television, only do so to view the commercials
    • View Appearance; show; aspect. "Graces] which, by the splendor of her view Dazzled, before we never knew."
    • View Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case. "I have with exact view perused thee, Hector."
    • View 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. "To give a right view of this mistaken part of liberty."
    • View Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect. "The walls of Pluto's palace are in view ."
    • View That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping. "No man sets himself about anything but upon some view or other which serves him for a reason."
    • View That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window. "'T is distance lends enchantment to the view ."
    • View The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection. "Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view .""Objects near our view are thought greater than those of a larger size that are more remote.""Surveying nature with too nice a view ."
    • View The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, either drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
    • View 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. "O, let me view his visage, being dead.""Nearer to view his prey, and, unespied,
      To mark what of their state he more might learn."
    • View To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects. "The happiest youth, viewing his progress through."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In Pocatello, Idaho, a law passed in 1912 provided that "The carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public view."
    • n view The act of viewing, seeing, or beholding; examination by the eye; survey; inspection; look; sight.
    • n view The act of perceiving by the mind; mental survey; intellectual inspection or examination; observation; consideration.
    • n view Power of seeing or perception, either physical or mental; range of vision; reach of sight; extent of prospect.
    • n view That which is viewed, seen, or beheld; something which is looked upon; sight or spectacle presented to the eye or to the mind; scene; prospect.
    • n view A scene as represented by painting, drawing, or photography; a picture or sketch, especially a landscape.
    • n view Manner or mode of looking at things; manner of regarding subjects on which various opinions may be held; judgment; opinion; conception; notion; way of thinking; theory.
    • n view Something looked toward or forming the subject of consideration; intention; design; purpose; aim.
    • n view Appearance; show; aspect.
    • n view In law, an inspection by the jury of property or a place the appearance or condition of which is involved in the case, or useful to enable the jury to understand the testimony, as of a place where a crime has been committed.
    • n view Specifically, inspection of a dead body; an autopsy.
    • n view The footing of a beast.
    • n view In Anglo-Saxon law, the office of a sheriff in seeing all the frank-pledges of a hundred, and that all youths above fourteen belonged to some tithing: a function of the court-leet.
    • n view Synonyms 4 and View, Prospect, Scene, Landscape. View is the most general of these words; prospect most suggests the idea that the beholder is at a place somewhat elevated, so as to be able to see far; scene most suggests the idea of resemblance to a picture; landscape most suggests the idea of diversity in unity.
    • view To see; look on; behold.
    • view To examine with the eye; look on with attention, or for the purpose of examining; survey; explore; peruse.
    • view To survey intellectually; examine with the mental eye; consider; regard.
    • view Synonyms To witness.
    • view To scan.
    • view To contemplate.
    • view To look; take a view.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It's a diverse world we live in. In the U.S., football, basketball and baseball are the three most watched sports on TV. In England, the top three most viewed are soccer, Formula One auto racing and boxing. In Russia, it's soccer, ice hockey and boxing. And in China, it's soccer, table tennis and swimming.
    • n View 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:
    • v.t View to see: to look at attentively: to examine intellectually
    • n View (Shak.) show, appearance
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  • Anthony Robbins
    “We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.”
  • Sergeant Preston of The Yukon
    Sergeant Preston of The Yukon
    “The view only changes for the lead dog.”
  • Daniel Dennett
    Daniel Dennett
    “There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear.”
  • Horace
    “Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “How ever a brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive.”
  • Denis Waitley
    “Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.”


Bird's eye view - If you have a bird's eye view of something, you can see it perfectly clearly.
Worm's eye view - A worm's eye view of something is the view from below, either physically or socially.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. vuevu, pa.p. of voir—L. vidēre, to see.


In literature:

Murray, Wilson, Grierson and Huguet concurred in my views, and it was so settled.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
We came here to take each other by the hand, to compare views, explain, consult.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Mr. Malcolm assented in a half-absent way, looking at the view before him, and seemingly enjoying it.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
I henceforth had new views, new feelings, new joys, and new strength.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
He was soon to find a sphere for the development of his views.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
Neither, as poet, is the witness of any world-view; which will mean for us that neither is a philosopher-poet.
"The Approach to Philosophy" by Ralph Barton Perry
The view very ably defended by Mackintosh was opposed to both.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Mechanism and finalism are therefore, here, only external views of our conduct.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
We may also infer what is the Homeric view concerning the place of divinity in the workings of the world.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider

In poetry:

Let strangers walk around
The city where we dwell,
Compass and view thine holy ground,
And mark the building well;
"Psalm 48 part 2" by Isaac Watts
The earth upon her coffin-lid
Sounded a hollow, harsh adieu!
The mound arose, and she was hid
For ever from the view!
"Lines On The Burial Of Mrs. Mary L. Ward, At Dale Cemetery, Sing-Sing, May 3, 1853." by George Pope Morris
I view again thy face, thy form,
Thy look, thy ready smile,
I hear again those magic words,
That all my soul beguile.
"To Mary" by James Avis Bartley
For me a dimness slowly creeps
Around earth's fairest light,
But heaven grows clearer to my view,
And fairer to my sight.
"Jamie's Puzzle" by Frances Ellen Watkins
And at its base a cavern yawn'd,
No eye its depth might view,
For in the moon-beam shining round
That darkness darker grew.
"Rudiger - A Ballad" by Robert Southey
And then I'd outline Paradise,
And give a celestial view,
I'd show to men their future home,
If while on earth they're true.
"A Human Artist" by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

The index remained below 50, indicating that builders who view sales conditions as poor still outnumber those who view them as good.
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East High School vs Mountain View High School football game at Mountain View High School in Orem, Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012.
Providing a classified view of the opposing views of the issues can help readers to easily understand the issue from multiple perspectives.
We all want to support Maui's local businesses, but I wonder if "The Chamber View" written by Pamela Tumpap (The Maui News, Saturdays) is actually the Maui Chamber of Commerce members' view.
Click on the cover below to view the printed publication in our viewer or select pages in the gallery to view them individually.
PLEASANT VIEW — FrontRunner is coming back to Pleasant View after being canceled because of low ridership in summer 2011.
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In science:

Viewing λ’s as points of the probability space (Yn , Mn), we view λ( · )’s as random functions, and we aim to describe their asymptotics as n → ∞.
Kerov's central limit theorem for the Plancherel measure on Young diagrams
This is perhaps the ma jority view, but it is not the only view.
Towards a Coherent Theory of Physics and Mathematics: The Theory-Experiment Connection
An elementary way to view the zeros of a holomorphic function is as a set: Zf = f −1({0}), but this will be insufficient for my purpose, and we will instead view it as a (1,1) current.
The zeros of Gaussian random holomorphic functions on $\C^n$, and hole probability
Indeed, in view of (12), for each i > 5 and ε > 0 there exists a bound Nε such that KT (hκn R(T ) i(s)[m]) ≥ (1 − ε)m, for every m ≥ Nε , hence in view of Lemma 39, we can find a constant cs ≥ 0 such that for all m ≥ 1, KT (hκn R(T ) i(s)[m]) ≥ m/s − cs .
Natural Halting Probabilities, Partial Randomness, and Zeta Functions
In view of applying the results of Section 2, it will be convenient to view the random functions e, Z, e and Z as parametrized by the circle S1 rather than by the interval [0, 1].
Scaling limits of bipartite planar maps are homeomorphic to the 2-sphere