vantage point


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

You can see the whole valley from this vantage point. From our vantage point in the 21st century, it is difficult to imagine life without computers.
Recent Examples on the Web From her vantage point, Mckenzie should have been able to see her encampment. Gale Hollandstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 13 July 2022 Grab those binoculars and get to your vantage point at least 30 minutes before the sun rises, Hannikainen told NPR. Stephanie Vermillion, Travel + Leisure, 6 June 2022 In the more recent years of his career, Lamar has settled into a pocket of sociopolitical and personal commentary, using his skill as a storyteller to spark discourse on the troubling state of the world today from his unique vantage point. Ineye Komonibo,, 23 May 2022 If clouds do block your vantage point NASA will feature livestreams of the eclipse from locations across the globe, and host an episode of NASA Science Live, from 11 p.m. – 12 a.m. Joe Mario Pedersen, Orlando Sentinel, 13 May 2022 And from our vantage point on the Met steps, the fashion elite evoked feelings of grandeur that momentarily stopped time. Anika Reed, USA TODAY, 3 May 2022 Her experiences in all walks of life, including her unique vantage point of having been a public defender, will bring perspectives and conversations to the Supreme Court that have literally never been brought before. Michelle Tyrene Johnson, Essence, 21 Apr. 2022 Shortstops have always read the catcher’s signs from their vantage point, but the PitchCom technology has helped outfielders react quicker. Bobby Nightengale, The Enquirer, 19 Apr. 2022 In this song, Milwaukee rap artists Gat Turner and Viva Fidel give listeners a glimpse at the struggle of a mother who doesn’t want to be pregnant from the vantage point of her unborn child. A.d. Carson, The Conversation, 8 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of vantage point

1847, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Vantage point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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