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Definition of View

View

  1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.
  2. Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case.
  3. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect.
  4. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.
  5. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, /ither drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
  6. Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension; conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of the policy which ought to be pursued.
  7. That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object, aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping.
  8. Appearance; show; aspect.
  9. To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention, or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect; to explore.
  10. To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects.
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View Translations

view in Afrikaans is kyk, kyk na, uitsig
view in Dutch is uitzicht
view in Finnish is katsella
view in German is Betrachtung {f}, Hinblick {m}, sehen, Anblick {m}
view in Italian is parere, concezione, vista, veduta, visuale
view in Norwegian is utsikt
view in Portuguese is vista
view in Spanish is concepto, opinion
view in Swedish is vy, syn, visa, se, sikte, utsikt
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