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
Synonyms for view
Related Words for viewprospect, picture, outlook, sight, glimpse, scene, way, perspective, aspect, vision, look, analysis, display, concept, sentiment, impression, mind, thought, attitude, consideration
Examples from the Web for view
Contemporary Examples of view
In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President
January 9, 2015
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?
December 31, 2014
And the more she is forced to recount, the more her grasp of reality slips, or heightens, depending on your point of view.A Novel Nearly Impossible to Review
December 28, 2014
This view is known as “theistic evolution” and is widely embraced by educated evangelicals.2014: Revenge of the Creationists
Karl W. Giberson
December 27, 2014
He has not changed his view in prison despite the enormous pressure exerted on him by the regime.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015
December 25, 2014
Historical Examples of view
There was no thought that ye should part till you had some purpose in view.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
From the summit of Mount Margaret the view was very extensive.
Ascended a red-topped peak close to our bivouac and got a view ahead.
In view of the violence you made use of, I consider that you owe my son an apology.Brave and Bold
The view was very extensive but not promising--spinifex being in every direction.
- 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
Word Origin for view
early 14c., "formal inspection or survey" (of land); mid-14c., "visual perception," from Anglo-French vewe "view," from Old French veue, noun use of fem. past participle of veoir "to see," from Latin videre "to see" (see vision). Sense of "manner of regarding something" first recorded early 15c. Meaning "sight or prospect of a landscape, etc." is recorded from c.1600.
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.