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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

View \View\ (v[=u]), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Viewed} (v[=u]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Viewing}.]

1. 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.

O, let me view his visage, being dead. --Shak.

Nearer to view his prey, and, unespied, To mark what of their state he more might learn. --Milton.

2. To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view the subject in all its aspects.

The happiest youth, viewing his progress through. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

View \View\ (v[=u]), noun [OF. veue, F. vue, fr. OF. veoir to see, p. p. veu, F. voir, p. p. vu, fr. L. videre to see. See {Vision}, and cf. {Interview}, {Purview}, {Review}, {Vista}.]

1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by the eye; inspection.

Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view. --Milton.

Objects near our view are thought greater than those of a larger size that are more remote. --Locke.

Surveying nature with too nice a view. --Dryden.

2. Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a just view of the arguments or facts in a case.

I have with exact view perused thee, Hector. --Shak.

3. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or range of sight; extent of prospect.

The walls of Pluto's palace are in view. --Dryden.

4. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.

'T is distance lends enchantment to the view. --Campbell.

5. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, either 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.

To give a right view of this mistaken part of liberty. --Locke.

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.

No man sets himself about anything but upon some view or other which serves him for a reason. --Locke.

8. Appearance; show; aspect. [Obs.]

[Graces] which, by the splendor of her view Dazzled, before we never knew. --Waller.

{Field of view}. See under {Field}.

{Point of view}. See under {Point}.

{To have in view}, to have in mind as an incident, object, or aim; as, to have one's resignation in view.

{View halloo}, the shout uttered by a hunter upon seeing the fox break cover.

{View of frankpledge} (Law), a court of record, held in a hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the leet. --Blackstone.

{View of premises} (Law), the inspection by the jury of the place where a litigated transaction is said to have occurred.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

view

noun

1: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view" [syn: {position}, {view}, {perspective}]

2: the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views" [syn: {view}, {aspect}, {prospect}, {scene}, {vista}, {panorama}]

3: the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited" [syn: {view}, {survey}, {sight}]

4: the range of the eye; "they were soon out of view" [syn: {view}, {eyeshot}]

5: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?" [syn: {opinion}, {sentiment}, {persuasion}, {view}, {thought}]

6: 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; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page" [syn: {opinion}, {view}]

7: purpose; the phrase 'with a view to' means 'with the intention of' or 'for the purpose of'; "he took the computer with a view to pawning it"

8: graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment" [syn: {scene}, {view}]

9: the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge" [syn: {horizon}, {view}, {purview}]

10: outward appearance; "they look the same in outward view"

verb

1: deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do" [syn: {see}, {consider}, {reckon}, {view}, {regard}]

2: look at carefully; study mentally; "view a problem" [syn: {view}, {consider}, {look at}]

3: see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie" [syn: {watch}, {view}, {see}, {catch}, {take in}]


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