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a. An examination using the eyes; a look: used binoculars to get a better view.
b. Field of vision: The aircraft has disappeared from view.
a. A scene or vista: the view from the tower.
b. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle: a side view of the house.
3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion: In his view, aid to the rebels should be suspended.
a. An aim or intention: The law was written with a view toward safeguarding privacy.
b. Consideration or concern: "The pitch of the roof had been calculated with a view to the heavy seasonal rains" (Caroline Alexander).
c. Expectation or likelihood: The measure has no view of success.
tr.v. viewed, view·ing, views
a. To look at, examine, or inspect: viewed the stars through the telescope.
b. To watch (a program, for example) on television.
a. To survey or study mentally; consider: When you view all their suggestions, you have to feel encouraged.
b. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard: doesn't view herself as a success; viewed their efforts unfavorably. See Synonyms at see1.
in view of
Taking into account; in consideration of.
on view
Placed so as to be seen; exhibited.

[Middle English vewe, from Anglo-Norman, from feminine past participle of veoir, to see, from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

view′a·ble adj.
Synonyms: view, opinion, sentiment, feeling, belief, conviction
These nouns signify something a person believes or accepts as being sound or true. View stresses individuality of outlook: "My view is ... that freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they have or the views they express" (Hugo L. Black).
Opinion is applicable to a judgment based on grounds insufficient to rule out the possibility of dispute: "A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great Government of the United States helpless and contemptible" (Woodrow Wilson).
Sentiment and especially feeling stress the role of emotion as a determinant: "If men are to be precluded from offering their sentiments on a matter which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences ... reason is of no use to us" (George Washington). "There needs protection ... against the tyranny of the prevailing opinion and feeling" (John Stuart Mill).
A belief is something to which one subscribes strongly: "The belief that species were immutable productions was almost unavoidable as long as the history of the world was thought to be of short duration" (Charles Darwin).
Conviction is a belief that excludes doubt: "the editor's own conviction of what, whether interesting or only important, is in the public interest" (Walter Lippmann).


1. the act of seeing or observing; an inspection
2. vision or sight, esp range of vision: the church is out of view.
3. a scene, esp of a fine tract of countryside: the view from the top was superb.
4. a pictorial representation of a scene, such as a photograph
5. (sometimes plural) opinion; thought: my own view on the matter differs from yours.
6. chance or expectation: the policy has little view of success.
7. (foll by to) a desired end or intention: he has a view to securing further qualifications.
8. a general survey of a topic, subject, etc: a comprehensive view of Shakespearean literature.
9. visual aspect or appearance: they look the same in outward view.
10. (Law) law
a. a formal inspection by a jury of the place where an alleged crime was committed
b. a formal inspection of property in dispute
11. (Hunting) a sight of a hunted animal before or during the chase
12. in view of taking into consideration
13. on view exhibited to the public gaze
14. take a dim view of take a poor view of to regard (something) with disfavour or disapproval
15. with a view to
a. with the intention of
b. in anticipation or hope of
16. (tr) to look at
17. (tr) to consider in a specified manner: they view the growth of Communism with horror.
18. (tr) to examine or inspect carefully: to view the accounts.
19. (tr) to survey mentally; contemplate: to view the difficulties.
20. to watch (television)
21. (Hunting) (tr) to sight (a hunted animal) before or during the chase
[C15: from Old French veue, from veoir to see, from Latin vidēre]
ˈviewable adj



1. an instance of seeing or beholding; visual inspection.
2. sight or vision.
3. range of sight or vision: objects in view.
4. a sight or prospect of a landscape, the sea, etc.
5. a picture or photograph of a scene.
6. a particular manner of looking at something: from a practical view.
7. mental contemplation or examination; a mental survey.
8. aim, intention, or purpose.
9. prospect or expectation: the view for the future.
10. a sight afforded of something from a position stated or qualified: a bird's-eye view.
11. a general account or survey of a subject.
12. a personal attitude; opinion; judgment.
13. to see; watch; behold.
14. to look at; survey; inspect.
15. to contemplate mentally; consider.
16. to regard in a particular light or as specified: Experts viewed the situation with alarm.
1. in view,
a. within range of vision.
b. under consideration.
c. as an ultimate goal or purpose.
2. in view of, because of; in thinking about; considering.
3. on view, in a place for public inspection; on exhibition.
4. with a view to,
a. with the aim or intention of: to work hard with a view to getting promoted.
b. with the expectation or hope of.
[1375–1425; late Middle English v(i)ewe (n.) < Anglo-French; Middle French veue sight < Vulgar Latin *vidūta, n. use of feminine of *vidūtus, for Latin vīsus, past participle of vidēre to see]
view′a•ble, adj.
syn: view, prospect, scene, vista refer to whatever lies open to sight. view is the general word: a fine view of the surrounding countryside. prospect suggests a sweeping and often distant view, as from a vantage point: The prospect from the mountaintop was breathtaking. scene suggests an organic unity in the details, as is found in a picture: a woodland scene. vista suggests a long narrow view, as along an avenue between rows of trees: a pleasant vista. See opinion.

point of view

1. 'point of view'

When you are considering one aspect of a situation, you can say that you are considering it from a particular point of view.

From a practical point of view it is quite easy.
The movie was very successful from a commercial point of view.

A person's point of view is their general attitude to something, or the way they feel about something.

We understand your point of view.
I tried to see things from Frank's point of view.
2. 'view' and 'opinion'

Don't refer to what someone thinks or believes about a particular subject as their 'point of view'. Refer to it as their view or opinion.

Leo's view is that there is not enough evidence.
If you want my honest opinion, I don't think it will work.

View is most commonly used in the plural.

We are happy to listen to your views.
He was sent to jail for his political views.

You talk about someone's opinions or views on or about a subject.

He always asked for her opinions on his work.
I have strong views about education.

You can use expressions such as in my opinion or in his view to show that something is an opinion, and may not be a fact.

He's not doing a very good job in my opinion.
These changes, in his view, would be very damaging.


1. 'scene'

The noun scene has several meanings.

It can refer to a part of a play, film, or novel.

Do you know the balcony scene from 'Romeo and Juliet'?
It was like a scene from a Victorian novel.

The scene of an accident or crime is the place where it happened.

They were only a few miles from the scene of the crime.

You can describe something as a scene of a particular kind when you are giving your impression of the things that are happening there at a particular time.

I entered the room to be greeted by a scene of domestic tranquillity.
The sun rose over a scene of terrible destruction.
2. 'sight'

You use sight to give your impression of the appearance of a particular thing or person.

A volcano erupting is a spectacular sight.
With his ragged clothes and thin face, he was a pitiful sight.

You can use the plural form sights to refer to the interesting things that there are to see in a particular place.

Did you have time to see the sights while you were in Moscow?
A guide offered to show us the sights.

There are some other nouns that are commonly used to refer to things that people see:

3. 'view'

View is used to refer to what you can see from a window or high place.

Her bedroom window looked out on to a superb view of London.
From the top of the hill there is a fine view.
4. 'landscape'

The landscape is what you can see around you when you are travelling through an area of land. You can use this word whether the area is attractive or not.

The landscape around here is very flat.
The train passed through the industrial landscape of eastern Massachusetts.
5. 'scenery'

Scenery refers to what you see around you in an attractive part of the countryside.

We stopped on the way to admire the scenery.
I think Scotland has the most beautiful scenery in the world.

Be Careful!
Scenery is an uncountable noun. Don't talk about 'sceneries' or 'a scenery'.


1. 'view'

A view is a belief or opinion that you have on a particular subject.

He was sent to jail for his political views.
I have strong views about politics and the Church.

You also use view to refer to what you can see from a window or high place.

From the top there is a fine view.
The window of her flat looked out on to a superb view of London.
2. 'in view of'

You use in view of when you are mentioning a reason why something has been done or should be done.

The folder was marked 'Very Secret', not surprisingly, in view of the contents.
In view of the fact that all the other members of the group are going, I think you should go too.
3. 'with a view to'

If you do something with a view to doing something else, you do it with the aim of eventually doing the second thing.

We have exchanged letters with a view to meeting to discuss these problems.
They entered into talks with a view to amalgamation.


Past participle: viewed
Gerund: viewing

I view
you view
he/she/it views
we view
you view
they view
I viewed
you viewed
he/she/it viewed
we viewed
you viewed
they viewed
Present Continuous
I am viewing
you are viewing
he/she/it is viewing
we are viewing
you are viewing
they are viewing
Present Perfect
I have viewed
you have viewed
he/she/it has viewed
we have viewed
you have viewed
they have viewed
Past Continuous
I was viewing
you were viewing
he/she/it was viewing
we were viewing
you were viewing
they were viewing
Past Perfect
I had viewed
you had viewed
he/she/it had viewed
we had viewed
you had viewed
they had viewed
I will view
you will view
he/she/it will view
we will view
you will view
they will view
Future Perfect
I will have viewed
you will have viewed
he/she/it will have viewed
we will have viewed
you will have viewed
they will have viewed
Future Continuous
I will be viewing
you will be viewing
he/she/it will be viewing
we will be viewing
you will be viewing
they will be viewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been viewing
you have been viewing
he/she/it has been viewing
we have been viewing
you have been viewing
they have been viewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been viewing
you will have been viewing
he/she/it will have been viewing
we will have been viewing
you will have been viewing
they will have been viewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been viewing
you had been viewing
he/she/it had been viewing
we had been viewing
you had been viewing
they had been viewing
I would view
you would view
he/she/it would view
we would view
you would view
they would view
Past Conditional
I would have viewed
you would have viewed
he/she/it would have viewed
we would have viewed
you would have viewed
they would have viewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.view - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.view - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
bird's eye view, panoramic view - a situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance
futurism - the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future
cutting edge, forefront, vanguard - the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"
paradigm - the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time; "he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm"
light - a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
sight - a range of mental vision; "in his sight she could do no wrong"
Weltanschauung, world view - a comprehensive view of the world and human life
straddle - a noncommittal or equivocal position
2.view - the visual percept of a regionview - the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
background, ground - the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
coast - the area within view; "the coast is clear"
exposure - aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces; "the studio had a northern exposure"
foreground - the part of a scene that is near the viewer
glimpse - a brief or incomplete view; "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"
middle distance - the part of a scene between the foreground and the background
side view - a view from the side of something
tableau - any dramatic scene
3.view - the act of looking or seeing or observingview - the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"
looking, looking at, look - the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
eyeful - a full view; a good look; "they wanted to see violence and they got an eyeful"
4.view - the range of the eyeview - the range of the eye; "they were soon out of view"
reach, range - the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
5.view - a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certaintyview - 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?"
idea - a personal view; "he has an idea that we don't like him"
judgment, judgement, mind - an opinion formed by judging something; "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind"
belief - any cognitive content held as true
eyes - opinion or judgment; "in the eyes of the law"; "I was wrong in her eyes"
parti pris, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, preconceived opinion, preconception, prepossession - an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"
pole - one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart"
political sympathies, politics - the opinion you hold with respect to political questions
6.view - a message expressing a belief about somethingview - 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"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
adverse opinion - an opinion concerning financial statements (usually based on an audit by a CPA) that the statements as a whole do not present results fairly or are not in conformity with the generally accepted accounting practices of the United States
speculation, supposition, surmisal, surmise, guess, conjecture, hypothesis - a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
side, position - an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
7.view - 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"
aim, intent, intention, purpose, design - an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
8.view - 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"
graphic art - the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking
depicted object, subject, content - something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
9.view - the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
ambit, range, scope, reach, compass, orbit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"
10.view - outward appearanceview - outward appearance; "they look the same in outward view"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Verb1.view - 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"
expect - consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
receive - regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
construe, interpret, see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
reconsider - consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing; "Won't you reconsider your decision?"
reconsider - consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
consider - regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem; "Please consider your family"
call - consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"
like - feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
relativise, relativize - consider or treat as relative
identify - consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees"
favor, favour - consider as the favorite; "The local team was favored"
abstract - consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
reify - consider an abstract concept to be real
idealise, idealize - consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
deem, take for, view as, hold - keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"
esteem, respect, value, prise, prize - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
make - consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
capitalise, capitalize - consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
prize, treasure, value, appreciate - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
2.view - look at carefully; study mentally; "view a problem"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
contemplate - look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought; "contemplate one's navel"
groak - look or stare at longingly; "The dog his master who was eating a sausage"
3.view - see or watchview - 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"
see - perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
watch - look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
visualise, visualize - view the outline of by means of an X-ray; "The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver"
spectate - be a spectator in a sports event
preview - watch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public


1. (sometimes plural) opinion, thought, idea, belief, thinking, feeling, attitude, reckoning, impression, notion, conviction, judgment, point of view, sentiment, viewpoint, persuasion, way of thinking, standpoint You should make your views known to your local MP.
2. scene, picture, sight, prospect, aspect, perspective, landscape, outlook, spectacle, panorama, vista The view from our window was one of beautiful countryside.
3. vision, sight, visibility, perspective, eyeshot, range or field of vision A group of riders came into view.
4. study, review, survey, assessment, examination, scan, inspection, look, scrutiny, contemplation a concise but comprehensive view of basic economics
1. regard, see, consider, judge, perceive, treat, estimate, reckon, deem, look on, adjudge, think about or of America was viewed as a land of golden opportunity.
2. look at, see, inspect, gaze at, eye, watch, check, regard, survey, witness, clock (Brit. slang), examine, observe, explore, stare at, scan, contemplate, check out (informal), behold, eyeball (slang), gawp at, recce (slang), get a load of (informal), spectate, take a dekko at (Brit. slang) The mourners filed past to view the body.
in view of considering, taking into account, in the light of, bearing in mind, keeping in mind, mindful of, taking into consideration, taking note of In view of the circumstances, his achievement is remarkable.
on view on show, showing, displayed, on display, on exhibition An exhibition of contemporary sculpture is on view at the gallery.
with a view to with the aim or intention of, in order to, so as to, in the hope of She joined a dating agency with a view to finding a husband.


1. An act of directing the eyes on an object:
2. The act of examining carefully:
Informal: going-over.
3. Something believed or accepted as true by a person:
4. That which is or can be seen:
5. What one intends to do or achieve:
Idioms: end in view, why and wherefore.
1. To direct the eyes on an object:
Idiom: clap one's eyes on.
2. To look at carefully or critically:
Informal: case.
Idiom: give a going-over.
3. To look upon in a particular way:
مَشْهَد، مَنْظَرمَنْظَرنَظْرَهوُجْهَة نَظَريَنْظُر الى
horfa á, virîa fyrir sér, skoîaskoîunsÿn, sjón; útsÿni; mynd
atsižvelgiant įdidinimo aparataseksponuojamaturint galvoježvelgti į
ý kiến


A. N
1. (= prospect) → vista f
most rooms have views over the gardensla mayoría de las habitaciones tienen vistas a los jardines
he stood up to get a better viewse puso de pie para ver mejor
to have/get a good view of sth/sbver algo/a algn bien
see also back F
see also front E
see also side C
2. (= line of vision)
he stopped in the doorway, blocking her viewse paró en la entrada, tapándole la vista
am I blocking your view?¿te estoy tapando?
a cyclist came into viewapareció un ciclista
as we rounded the bend the hospital came into viewal salir de la curva apareció el hospital
to disappear from viewperderse de vista
to be hidden from viewestar oculto, estar escondido
to keep sth/sb in viewno perder de vista algo/a algn
in full view of the crowdbien a la vista de la multitud
to be on viewestar expuesto al público
the paintings will go on view next monthlos cuadros se expondrán al público el mes próximo
the pond was within view of my bedroom windowel estanque se veía desde la ventana de mi habitación
3. (= picture) → vista f
50 views of Venice50 vistas de Venecia
4. (= mind)
to have sth in viewtener algo en mente or en perspectiva
he has only one objective in viewtiene sólo un objetivo en mente, sólo persigue un objetivo
with this in viewcon este propósito or fin
with a view to doing sthcon miras or vistas a hacer algo
5. (= opinion) → opinión f
you should make your views known to your local MPdebería hacerle saber sus opiniones or ideas al diputado de su zona
my (personal) view is thatmi opinión (personal) es que ...
an opportunity for people to express their viewsuna oportunidad para que la gente exprese su opinión
to express the view thatopinar que ...
to hold the view that = to take the view that
in my viewa mi parecer, en mi opinión
to take the view thatopinar que
I take a similar/different viewopino de forma parecida/de distinta forma
to take the long(-term) viewadoptar una perspectiva a largo plazo
see also dim A3
see also point A10
6. (= understanding) → visión f
an overall view of the situationuna visión de conjunto de la situación
an idealistic view of the worlduna visión idealista del mundo
7. in view of (the fact that)en vista de (que)
in view of thisen vista de esto
1. (= regard) → ver
how does the government view it?¿cómo lo ve el gobierno?
they view the United States as a land of golden opportunityconsideran a los Estados Unidos un país lleno de oportunidades, ven a los Estados Unidos como un país lleno de oportunidades
we would view favourably any sensible suggestioncualquier sugerencia razonable sería bien acogida
he is viewed with suspicion by many MPsmuchos parlamentarios lo miran or tratan con recelo
2. (= look at, observe) → ver
mourners were allowed to view the bodya los dolientes se les permitió ver el cadáver
London viewed from the airLondres vista desde arriba
3. (= inspect, see) [+ property, sights, goods, slides] → ver; [+ accounts] → examinar
when can we view the house?¿cuándo podemos ver la casa?
4. (frm) [+ television] → ver
C. VI (TV) (frm) → ver la televisión
the viewing publiclos telespectadores, la audiencia televisiva


(= opinion) → avis m
in my view → à mon avis
sb's view on sth → la position de qn sur qch
to take the view that ... → être d'avis que ...
to take a dim view of sb → voir qn d'un mauvais œil
to take a dim view of sth → voir qch d'un mauvais œil
to take the long view → se positionner sur le long terme
to take the long view of sth → considérer qch sur le long terme
(= interpretation) → vision f
He takes a wider view of things than most people → Il a une vision des choses plus large que la plupart des gens.
an overall view → une vue d'ensemble
(= sight, range of vision) → vue f
He stood up to get a better view of the blackboard → Il se leva pour avoir une meilleure vue du tableau.
to block sb's view → bloquer la vue de qn
in full view of sb → sous les yeux de qn
to be within view → être à portée de vue
to be within view of sth → être à portée de vue de qch
to be on view (in museum, gallery) [work of art] → être exposé(e); [exhibition] → être visible
[town, country] → vue f
There's an amazing view → Il y a une vue extraordinaire.
a superb view of sth → une vue superbe sur qch
a sea view → vue sur la mer
with a sea view → avec vue sur la mer
(= photo, picture) → vue f
(= viewing) [exhibition] → visite f
(COMPUTING)affichage m
(= intention) with a view to doing sth → en vue de faire qch
to have sth in view → avoir qch en vue
(= consideration) in view of the fact that → étant donné que
in view of sth (= considering) → au vu de qch
(= regard) → voir
to view sth favourably → voir qch d'un bon œil
We would view favourably any sensible suggestion → Nous verrions d'un bon œil toute suggestion raisonnable.
(= visit) [+ house] → visiter
(= look at) → constater
(= watch) [+ film, video, programme] → regarder


(= range of vision)Sicht f; in full view of thousands of peoplevor den Augen von tausenden or Tausenden von Menschen; the magician placed the box in full view of the audienceder Zauberer stellte die Kiste so auf, dass das ganze Publikum sie sehen konnte; the ship came into viewdas Schiff kam in Sicht; I came into view of the lakeder See kam in Sicht or lag vor mir; to keep something in viewetw im Auge behalten; the cameraman had a job keeping the plane in viewder Kameramann fand es schwierig, das Flugzeug zu verfolgen; to go out of viewaußer Sicht kommen, verschwinden; the house is within view of the seavom Haus aus ist das Meer zu sehen; the house is exposed to view from passing trainsdas Haus kann von vorbeifahrenden Zügen aus eingesehen werden; hidden from viewverborgen, versteckt; the horses were hidden from view behind the treesdie Pferde waren von den Bäumen verdeckt; she keeps the old china hidden from viewsie bewahrt das alte Porzellan im Verborgenen auf; the house is hidden from view from the main roaddas Haus ist von der Hauptstraße aus nicht zu sehen; on view (for purchasing) → zur Ansicht; (of exhibits)ausgestellt; the painting will be on view tomorrowdas Bild kann morgen besichtigt werden
(= prospect, sight)Aussicht f; there is a splendid view from here/from the topvon hier/von der Spitze hat man einen herrlichen Blick or eine wunderschöne Aussicht; a view over …ein Blick müber … (acc); a good view of the seaein schöner Blick auf das Meer; a room with a viewein Zimmer mit schöner Aussicht; I only got a side view of his headich habe seinen Kopf nur im Profil gesehen; he stood up to get a better viewer stand auf, um besser sehen zu können
(= photograph etc)Ansicht f (also Comput); I want to take a view of the forestich möchte eine Aufnahme vom Wald machen; views of LondonAnsichten plor Stadtbilder plvon London; views of the AlpsAlpenbilder pl; quick view (Comput) → Schnellansicht f
(= opinion)Ansicht f, → Meinung f; in my viewmeiner Ansicht or Meinung nach; to have or hold views on somethingAnsichten über etw (acc)haben; what are his views on this problem?was meint er zu diesem Problem?; do you have any special views on the matter?haben Sie eine besondere Meinung zu dieser Sache?; I have no views on thatich habe keine Meinung dazu; to take the view that …die Ansicht vertreten, dass …; to take a dim (inf) or poor view of somebody’s conductjds Verhalten missbilligen ? point
(= mental survey) an idealistic view of the worldeine idealistische Welt(an)sicht; a general or overall view of a problemein allgemeiner or umfassender Überblick über ein Problem; a clear view of the factseine klare Übersicht über die Fakten; in view ofwegen (+gen), → angesichts (+gen); at first viewauf den ersten Blick; we must not lose from view the fact that …wir dürfen die Tatsache nicht aus dem Auge verlieren, dass …; I’ll keep it in viewich werde es im Auge behalten
(= intention, plan)Absicht f; to have something in viewetw beabsichtigen; with a view to doing somethingmit der Absicht, etw zu tun; with this in viewim Hinblick darauf; he has the weekend in view when he says …er denkt an das Wochenende, wenn er sagt
(= see)betrachten
(= examine) housebesichtigen
(= consider) problem etcsehen; he views the prospect with dismayer sieht dieser Sache mit Schrecken entgegen
(Comput: command) → anzeigen
vi (= watch television)fernsehen


1. n
a. (sight) → vista; (panorama) → veduta
a splendid view of the river → una splendida veduta del fiume
50 views of Venice → 50 vedute di Venezia
you'll get a better view from here → da qui vedrai meglio
back/front view of the house → la casa vista da dietro/davanti
to be in or within view (of sth) → essere in vista (di qc)
the house is within view of the sea → la casa ha la vista sul mare
to come into or within view → arrivare in vista
the city suddenly came into view → la città apparve all'improvviso
in full view of sb → sotto gli occhi di qn
hidden from view → nascosto/a alla vista
on view (house) → in visione (exhibit) → in esposizione
an overall view of the situation (survey) → una visione globale della situazione
b. (opinion) → punto di vista, opinione f
in my view → a mio parere, a mio avviso
to take or hold the view that ... → essere dell'opinione che...
to take a dim or poor view of sth → accogliere male qc
c. (consideration) in view of the fact that ...visto che..., considerato che...
in view of this, ... → visto ciò...
d. (intention) to have in viewavere in mente
to keep sth in view → non perdere qc di vista
with this in view → a questo scopo
with a view to doing sth → con l'intenzione di fare qc
2. vt (house) → vedere; (television) → guardare; (situation) → considerare
how does the government view it? → che cosa ne pensa il governo?


(vjuː) noun
1. (an outlook on to, or picture of) a scene. Your house has a fine view of the hills; He painted a view of the harbour.
2. an opinion. Tell me your view/views on the subject.
3. an act of seeing or inspecting. We were given a private view of the exhibition before it was opened to the public.
to look at, or regard (something). She viewed the scene with astonishment.
ˈviewer noun
1. a person who watches television. This programme has five million viewers.
2. a device with a magnifying lens, and often with a light, used in viewing transparencies.
ˈviewpoint noun
a point of view. I am looking at the matter from a different viewpoint.
in view of
taking into consideration; because of. In view of the committee's criticisms of him, he felt he had to resign.
on view
being shown or exhibited. There's a marvellous collection of prints on view at the gallery.
point of view
a way or manner of looking at a subject, matter etc. You must consider everyone's point of view before deciding.


مَنْظَر názor syn Meinung θέα opinión, punto de vista mielipide vue stav vista 見解 견해 perspectief synspunkt widok opinião вид utsikt ความคิดเห็น görüş ý kiến 景色


n. vista;
in ___ ofen vista de;
v. mirar, examinar.


n (radiografía, etc.) vista; oblique — vista oblicua
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If something very pleasant should happen now, we should think it a delightful month," said Beth, who took a hopeful view of everything, even November.
Her dream was to make me a Presbyterian minister and I was studying with that end in view.
It would be given out that they were looking for interesting ruins of ancient cities, with a view to getting such antiquities as might be there.
We found a tableful of handkerchiefs spread out for view at Duckford's.
She felt moved to read the book in secret and solitude, though none of the others had done so,--to hide it from view at the sound of approaching footsteps.
While in view of their admiring comrades, the same proud front and ordered array was observed, until the notes of their fifes growing fainter in distance, the forest at length appeared to swallow up the living mass which had slowly entered its bosom.
In view of the good character to which your friends have testified, and on the condition that you do not touch liquor, I will not sentence you to jail, but will place you in charge of the probation officer.
And we view Kentucke situated on the fertile banks of the great Ohio, rising from obscurity to shine with splendor, equal to any other of the stars of the American hemisphere.
Out of another I get a lovely view of the bay and a little private wharf belonging to the estate.
In some particulars, perhaps, the most imposing physiognomical view to be had of the Sperm Whale, is that of the full front of his head.
The Charter of the Forest designed to lessen those evils, declares that inquisition, or view, for lawing dogs, shall be made every third year, and shall be then done by the view and testimony of lawful men, not otherwise; and they whose dogs shall be then found unlawed, shall give three shillings for mercy, and for the future no man's ox shall be taken for lawing.
This reflection must have great weight in obviating that objection to the proposed plan, which is founded on the principle of expense; an objection, however, which, when we come to take a nearer view of it, will appear in every light to stand on mistaken ground.