What is view?

  • (noun): A way of regarding situations or topics etc..
    Example: "Consider what follows from the positivist view"
    Synonyms: position, perspective
    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 ...
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 ...
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 ... 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
... 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 ...

More definitions of "view":

  • (noun): The range of the eye.
    Example: "They were soon out of view"
    Synonyms: eyeshot
  • (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): 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): 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): Outward appearance.
    Example: "They look the same in outward view"
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word view:

    But let the past as nothing be. For the future my view is that the fight must go on.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    The view that honesty is something, and even a virtue, belongs, it is true, to those private opinions which are forbidden in this age of public opinions.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)