noun \ˈvyü\

: an opinion or way of thinking about something

: the things that can be seen from a particular place

: a picture of a place

Full Definition of VIEW

:  extent or range of vision :  sight <tried to keep the ship in view> <sat high in the bleachers to get a good view>
:  the act of seeing or examining :  inspection; also :  survey <a view of English literature>
a :  a mode or manner of looking at or regarding something
b :  an opinion or judgment colored by the feeling or bias of its holder <in my view the plan will fail>
:  scene, prospect <the lovely view from the balcony>
:  the foreseeable future <no hope in view>
:  a pictorial representation
in view of
:  in regard to :  in consideration of
on view
:  open to public inspection :  on exhibition
with a view to
:  with the object of <studied hard with a view to getting an A>

Examples of VIEW

  1. The views expressed herein are strictly those of the author.
  2. There is no evidence to support that view.
  3. The ship slowly sailed out of view.
  4. The ship disappeared from view.

Origin of VIEW

Middle English vewe, vyewe, from Anglo-French, from feminine of veu, viewe, past participle of veer to see, from Latin vidēre — more at wit
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to VIEW

command, lookout, outlook, panorama, perspective, prospect, vista
See Synonym Discussion at opinion



: to look at (something) carefully

: to see or watch (a movie, a TV show, etc.)

: to think about (someone or something) in a particular way

Full Definition of VIEW

transitive verb
:  to look at attentively :  scrutinize, observe <view an exhibit>
a :  see, watch
b :  to look on in a particular light :  regard <doesn't view himself as a rebel>
:  to survey or examine mentally :  consider <view all sides of a question>
view·able \-ə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of VIEW

  1. The building is most impressive when viewed from the front.
  2. A medical examiner is now viewing the evidence.
  3. The program was viewed by millions of people.
  4. Different people view this problem in different ways.

First Known Use of VIEW



noun \ˈvyü\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIEW

:  a radiographic image of the body or a body part often taken with the body or part oriented in a standardized way in relation to the imaging beam of radiation—called also projection; see waters' view


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