What is view?

  • (noun): The range of interest or activity that can be anticipated.
    Synonyms: horizon, purview
    See also — Additional definitions below

View

A view is what can be seen in a range of vision. View may also be used as a synonym of point of view in the first sense. View may also be used figuratively or with special significance—for example, to imply a scenic outlook or significant vantage point:

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Karl Löwith
... Löwith's argument in Meaning in History is that the western view of history is confused by the relationship between Christian faith and the modern view, which is neither Christian ... But, Christians are not a historical people, as their view of the world is based on faith ... the tendency in history (and philosophy) to an eschatological view of human progress ...
Presenting A View in Art
... Click to enlarge images, for full appreciation of the effects described A bright view, heavily-framed or observed as through a tunnel, can appear jewel-like and ...
USS A. J. View (1861)
... View (1861) — a Confederate States of America schooner — was captured during the beginning of the American Civil War by the Union Navy ... View was outfitted as a collier, supplying coal to Union ships with steam engines ...
Lorain, Ohio - Pictures
... Broadway, looking north, about 1908 Aerial view, looking north, 1908-1918 "At the loop", 1913 Aerial view of the harbor at Lorain, Ohio ... View is to the southeast ...
Galata Tower - Gallery
... View of the Galata Tower from Eminönü, 12 April 2005 View of the Galata Tower from the Bosphorus View of the Galata Tower from the Bosphorus View of the ...

More definitions of "view":

  • (verb): Look at carefully; study mentally.
    Example: "View a problem"
    Synonyms: consider, look at
  • (noun): A way of regarding situations or topics etc..
    Example: "Consider what follows from the positivist view"
    Synonyms: position, perspective
  • (noun): A message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.
    Synonyms: opinion
  • (noun): Outward appearance.
    Example: "They look the same in outward view"
  • (noun): The act of looking or seeing or observing.
    Example: "He tried to get a better view of it"
    Synonyms: survey, sight
  • (noun): Purpose; the phrase 'with a view to' means 'with the intention of' or 'for the purpose of'.
    Example: "He took the computer with a view to pawning it"
  • (verb): See or watch.
    Example: "View a show on television"; "view an exhibition"
    Synonyms: watch, see, catch, take in
  • (noun): The range of the eye.
    Example: "They were soon out of view"
    Synonyms: eyeshot
  • (noun): Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept.
    Synonyms: scene

Famous quotes containing the word view:

    Children’s view of the world and their capacity to understand keep expanding as they mature, and they need to ask the same questions over and over, fitting the information into their new level of understanding.
    Joanna Cole (20th century)

    In view of this half-sight of science, we accept the sentence of Plato, that, “poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)