What is view?

  • (noun): A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.
    Synonyms: opinion, sentiment, persuasion, thought
    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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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 ...
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 ... But, Christians are not a historical people, as their view of the world is based on faith ... tendency in history (and philosophy) to an eschatological view of human progress ...
Presenting A View in Art
... appreciation of the effects described A bright view, heavily-framed or observed as through a tunnel, can appear jewel-like and allows appreciation of composition The same view with narrower ...
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 Galata Tower from the Anatolian ...

More definitions of "view":

  • (verb): See or watch.
    Example: "View a show on television"; "view an exhibition"
    Synonyms: watch, see, catch, take in
  • (noun): The range of interest or activity that can be anticipated.
    Synonyms: horizon, purview
  • (noun): Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept.
    Synonyms: scene
  • (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): The act of looking or seeing or observing.
    Example: "He tried to get a better view of it"
    Synonyms: survey, sight
  • (noun): A way of regarding situations or topics etc..
    Example: "Consider what follows from the positivist view"
    Synonyms: position, perspective
  • (noun): The range of the eye.
    Example: "They were soon out of view"
    Synonyms: eyeshot
  • (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"
  • (noun): Outward appearance.
    Example: "They look the same in outward view"
  • (verb): Look at carefully; study mentally.
    Example: "View a problem"
    Synonyms: consider, look at

Famous quotes containing the word view:

    Don’t get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951)

    From the point of view of literature Mr. Kipling is a genius who drops his aspirates. From the point of view of life, he is a reporter who knows vulgarity better than any one has ever known it.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    O world invisible, we view thee, O world intangible, we touch thee, O world unknowable, we know thee, Inapprehensible, we clutch thee!
    Francis Thompson (1859–1907)