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[ vyoo ]
/ vyu /
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noun

verb (used with object)

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Origin of view

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English v(i)ewe (noun), from Anglo-French; Middle French veue “sight,” from unattested Vulgar Latin vidūta, noun use of feminine of unattested vidūtus, for Latin vīsus, past participle of vidēre “to see”

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4. View, prospect, scene, vista refer to a landscape or perspective. View is a general word, referring to whatever lies open to sight: a fine view of the surrounding country. Prospect suggests a sweeping and often distant view, as from a place of vantage: a beautiful prospect to the south. Scene suggests an organic unity in the details such as is to be found in a picture: a woodland scene. Vista suggests a long, narrow view, as along an avenue between rows of trees: a pleasant vista. 12. See opinion.

OTHER WORDS FROM view

mul·ti·view, adjectiveun·viewed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for view

view
/ (vjuː) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of view

viewable, adjective

Word Origin for view

C15: from Old French veue, from veoir to see, from Latin vidēre
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Idioms and Phrases with view

view

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.

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