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 viewednotice, consider, scrutinize, explore, read, regard, watch, perceive, see, observe, witness, examine, judge, spy, scan, espy, canvass, discern, stare, eye
Examples from the Web for viewed
Contemporary Examples of viewed
It was uploaded to YouTube where it has been viewed by more than 42,000 people.Public Marriage Proposals Must Die
December 28, 2014
Both are offering original programing designed to be viewed however you prefer—one episode at a time or all at once.Binge Watching is the New Bonding Time
The Daily Beast
December 10, 2014
Yes, I know Whoopi Goldberg made comments last week that were viewed as defending Cosby.What Trait Do Bill Cosby’s Defenders Share?
November 26, 2014
Not long ago, the concept of diversity was viewed as anti-meritocratic—even harmful.The Republican Rainbow Coalition Is Real
November 18, 2014
The Barzeh truce sparked outrage from commentators aligned with the opposition, who viewed it as little more than capitulation.Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace
November 18, 2014
Historical Examples of viewed
It is viewed in some of them as an essential prop to existing governments.
During Tuesday the body was viewed by the tenants on the estate, the neighbors and friends.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Sidney sat alone and viewed her world from this new and pleasant angle.
It viewed them with tolerance until they were found out, when it raised its hands.
John Porter viewed this trend with no little trepidation of feeling.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
- 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.