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 nor pagan ... 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 ...
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 side of the Bosphorus View of ...
Presenting A View in Art
... 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 allows appreciation of composition The ...
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 ...

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

Famous quotes containing the word view:

    The population question is the real riddle of the sphinx, to which no political Oedipus has as yet found the answer. In view of the ravages of the terrible monster over-multiplication, all other riddle sink into insignificance.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    The creation of a world view is the work of a generation rather than of an individual, but we each of us, for better or for worse, add our brick to the edifice.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)