vantage point

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of vantage point

:a position or standpoint from which something is viewed or considered; especially :point of view

Examples of vantage point in a Sentence

  1. You can see the whole valley from this vantage point.

  2. From our vantage point in the 21st century, it is difficult to imagine life without computers.

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First Known Use of vantage point

1847


VANTAGE POINT Defined for English Language Learners

vantage point

noun

Definition of vantage point for English Language Learners

  • : a position from which something is viewed or considered



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