standpoint


stand·point

noun \-ˌpint\

: a way in which something is thought about or considered

Full Definition of STANDPOINT

:  a position from which objects or principles are viewed and according to which they are compared and judged

Examples of STANDPOINT

  1. From an economic standpoint, the policy is sound.
  2. <I never thought about it from that standpoint before.>

First Known Use of STANDPOINT

1829

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