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 As well as a photo of chairs lined up for the wedding ceremony, a pic of Mitchell dancing with the bride and an adorable image of the newlywed couple dancing outside, the actress also included several shots of her outfit from different vantage points. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2023 One photo showed a birds-eye view of a pair of dark pink suede loafers, while another snap on his Story gave a similar vantage point on a pair of light pink shoes that appeared to be made from a towelling material. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 17 Sep. 2023 When and How to See the Northern Lights in Alaska Norway Norway has no shortage of prime vantage points. Caroline Hallemann, Travel + Leisure, 4 Aug. 2023 Aim to visit between September through March, and head north to the places best known for their vantage points: the Shetland Islands, the Outer Hebrides, and the Isle of Skye. 05 Hike up a hill. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 5 Sep. 2023 The vantage points from the dugout weren't the best places to see how the play developed and most of the team relied on the replay. Jenna Ortiz, The Arizona Republic, 25 Aug. 2023 Many of the videos, which offer multiple angles and vantage points of the incident, are now a part of the police investigation, said Montgomery police Chief Darryl J. Albert. Remy Tumin,, 10 Aug. 2023 Come cheer on your athlete or just watch the action, with the best vantage points in Grant Park itself. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 25 Aug. 2023 Treating hair loss is similar in that the best solutions tackle the problem from multiple vantage points. Cristina Montemayor, Men's Health, 18 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vantage point was in 1847

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“Vantage point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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