Synonyms & Antonyms of view

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 all that can be seen from a certain point
  • the view of the mountains from the inn's porch is spectacular

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3 an instance of looking especially briefly
  • took a quick view of the Web page and decided that it didn't have what he was looking for

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4 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition
  • upon closer view the painting was an obvious forgery

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Synonyms & Antonyms of view (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • I'll have to view all of the evidence before making a decision

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  • glance (at or over)
2 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • viewed the latest changes and approved them

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3 to think of in a particular way
  • I view housework as a necessary evil

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How does the noun view contrast with its synonyms?

Some common synonyms of view are belief, conviction, opinion, persuasion, and sentiment. While all these words mean "a judgment one holds as true," view suggests a subjective opinion.

very assertive in stating his views

When is it sensible to use belief instead of view?

Although the words belief and view have much in common, belief implies often deliberate acceptance and intellectual assent.

a firm belief in her party's platform

When would conviction be a good substitute for view?

In some situations, the words conviction and view are roughly equivalent. However, conviction applies to a firmly and seriously held belief.

the conviction that animal life is as sacred as human

When can opinion be used instead of view?

The meanings of opinion and view largely overlap; however, opinion implies a conclusion thought out yet open to dispute.

each expert seemed to have a different opinion

Where would persuasion be a reasonable alternative to view?

The synonyms persuasion and view are sometimes interchangeable, but persuasion suggests a belief grounded on assurance (as by evidence) of its truth.

was of the persuasion that everything changes

In what contexts can sentiment take the place of view?

While the synonyms sentiment and view are close in meaning, sentiment suggests a settled opinion reflective of one's feelings.

her feminist sentiments are well-known

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The first known use of view was in the 14th century

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“View.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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