in view

Also, within view. Visible, in sight, as in The end of the project is in view, or The mountains are just within view. [Mid-1500s]

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How to use in view in a sentence

  • The end-in-view upon which judgment of action settles down is simply the adequate or complete means to the doing of something.

  • Our problem now concerns the nature of ends, that is ends-in-view or aims.

  • The habit is propulsive and moves anyway toward some end, or result, whether it is projected as an end-in-view or not.

  • In a strict sense an end-in-view is a means in present action; present action is not a means to a remote end.