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
Examples from the Web for viewed
It was uploaded to YouTube where it has been viewed by more than 42,000 people.
Both are offering original programing designed to be viewed however you prefer—one episode at a time or all at once.
Yes, I know Whoopi Goldberg made comments last week that were viewed as defending Cosby.
Not long ago, the concept of diversity was viewed as anti-meritocratic—even harmful.
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|Joshua Hersh|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the incidents of the medieval fairy-tale are viewed from the antique standpoint.
Though I laughed at my foolishness, I somehow suspected that she now viewed me with distinct misgiving.The Golden Face|William Le Queux
Larger images may be viewed by clicking on any picture except the ornate letters.At the Sign of the Barber's Pole|William Andrews
From the effect thus produced upon Lady Rosamond it was certain she viewed the matter in a different light.Lady Rosamond's Secret|Rebecca Agatha Armour
Civilization is viewed only as a place of unbridled license where the law favors the spoiler.The Lumberjack Sky Pilot|Thomas D. Whittles
British Dictionary definitions for viewed
- 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
Word Origin and History for viewed (1 of 2)
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.
Idioms and Phrases with viewed
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.