vantage point


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vantage point

n.
A position that affords a broad overall view or perspective, as of a place or situation.

vantage point

n
a position or place that allows one a wide or favourable overall view of a scene or situation

van′tage point`


n.
a position or place that affords a wide perspective.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vantage point - a place from which something can be viewedvantage point - a place from which something can be viewed; "from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley"
vantage - place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)
Translations

vantage point

npunto d'osservazione (favorevole)
References in classic literature ?
From my vantage point in the window I could see the bodies of her crew strewn about, although I could not make out what manner of creatures they might be.
But the fact, not so much that she knew, but that from this vantage point of knowledge she was ridiculing him, was too much for even his self-possession.
Hidden by concealing shrubbery he crawled to a vantage point upon a hill that projected further into the valley, and here he lay upon his belly watching the workers closest to him.
In order to become majestic, it should be viewed from some vantage point, as it rolls its slow and long array through the centre of a wide plain, or the stateliest public square of a city; for then, by its remoteness, it melts all the petty personalities, of which it is made up, into one broad mass of existence,--one great life,--one collected body of mankind, with a vast, homogeneous spirit animating it.
He cried silently, a long time, till, as if suddenly bethinking himself, he sat down in the snow with much creaking and crackling of his joints, and from this low vantage point toppled sidewise and fainted calmly and easily away.
At length the old lady became desperate, for the second Pole, when dismissed, imitated his predecessor by declining to go away; with the result that one Pole remained standing on the right of the victim, and the other on her left; from which vantage points the pair quarrelled, abused each other concerning the stakes and rounds, and exchanged the epithet "laidak " [Rascal] and other Polish terms of endearment.
From other vantage points at the jungle's border two other watchers looked out upon the scene.
From a distance away, the victim then had the unusual vantage point of watching as his would-be muggers tried to rob more victims and received street justice instead.
The men share a craft and confidence but not a vantage point.
6MM loan for acquisition and improvements to the 228-units of Vantage Point apartments in Little Rock, AK.
I do not speak for the Gates Foundation, but from my vantage point, Tom Vander Ark [director of the foundation's education programs] and his staff have always been highly eclectic and pragmatic in their grant-making.
Much as French Rococo painter Hubert Robert carefully positioned the tiny figures in his images of magnificent ruins, Hall meticulously arranges those in his pictures: He makes several exposures from the same vantage point and selects the final cast of characters from those who wandered into view.