verb (used with object)
- within range of vision.
- under consideration.
- as an end sought: She went over the material with the scholarship examination in view.
- with the aim or intention of.
- with the expectation or hope of: They saved their money with a view to being able to buy a house someday.
Origin of view
Related formsmul·ti·view, adjectiveun·viewed, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for in view of
- a formal inspection by a jury of the place where an alleged crime was committed
- a formal inspection of property in dispute
- with the intention of
- in anticipation or hope of
Derived Formsviewable, adjective
Word Origin for view
Idioms and Phrases with in view of (1 of 2)
in view of
See in light of.
Also, with a view to. Considering, in prospect or anticipation of, as in In view of their hostile relations, both countries began mobilizing, or Dan started saving money with a view to going to law school. [c. 1700]
Idioms and Phrases with in view of (2 of 2)
see bird's eye view; in (view) the light of; in view; on view; point of view; take a dim view; with a view to.