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English noun: view

1. view (cognition) a way of regarding situations or topics etc.


SamplesConsider what follows from the positivist view.


Synonymsperspective, position


Broader (hypernym)orientation


Narrower (hyponym)bird's eye view, cutting edge, forefront, futurism, light, panoramic view, paradigm, sight, straddle, vanguard, Weltanschauung, world view

2. view (cognition) the visual percept of a region


SamplesThe most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views.


Synonymsaspect, panorama, prospect, scene, vista


Broader (hypernym)visual image, visual percept


Narrower (hyponym)background, coast, exposure, foreground, glimpse, ground, middle distance, side view, tableau

3. view (act) the act of looking or seeing or observing


SamplesHe tried to get a better view of it.
His survey of the battlefield was limited.


Synonymssight, survey


Broader (hypernym)look, looking, looking at


Narrower (hyponym)eyeful

4. view (location) the range of the eye


SamplesThey were soon out of view.


Synonymseyeshot


Broader (hypernym)range, reach

5. view (cognition) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty


SamplesMy opinion differs from yours.
I am not of your persuasion.
What are your thoughts on Haiti?.


Synonymsopinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought


Broader (hypernym)belief


Narrower (hyponym)eyes, idea, judgement, judgment, mind, parti pris, pole, political sympathies, politics, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, preconceived opinion, preconception, prepossession

6. view (communication) a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof


SamplesHis opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page.


Synonymsopinion


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)adverse opinion, conjecture, guess, hypothesis, position, side, speculation, supposition, surmisal, surmise

7. view (cognition) purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'


SamplesHe took the computer with a view to pawning it.


Broader (hypernym)aim, design, intent, intention, purpose

8. view (artifact) graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept


SamplesHe painted scenes from everyday life.
Figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment.


Synonymsscene


Broader (hypernym)graphic art


Part holonymcontent, depicted object, subject

9. view (attribute) the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated


SamplesIt is beyond the horizon of present knowledge.


Synonymshorizon, purview


Broader (hypernym)ambit, compass, orbit, range, reach, scope

10. view (attribute) outward appearance


SamplesThey look the same in outward view.


Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect


English verb: view

1. view (cognition) deem to be


SamplesShe views this quite differently from me.
I consider her to be shallow.
I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do.


Synonymsconsider, reckon, regard, see


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)believe, conceive, consider, think


Narrower (hyponym)abstract, appreciate, call, capitalise, capitalize, consider, deem, disesteem, disrespect, esteem, expect, favor, favour, hold, idealise, idealize, identify, include, like, make, prise, prize, prize, receive, reconsider, reconsider, reify, relativise, relativize, respect, take for, treasure, value, value, view as


Verb groupconstrue, interpret, see

2. view (perception) look at carefully; study mentally


SamplesView a problem.


Synonymsconsider, look at


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine, study


Narrower (hyponym)contemplate, groak

3. view (perception) see or watch


SamplesView a show on television.
This program will be seen all over the world.
View an exhibition.
Catch a show on Broadway.
See a movie.


ExamplesSam and Sue view the movie


Synonymscatch, see, take in, watch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)watch


Narrower (hyponym)preview, spectate, visualise, visualize


Verb groupsee









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