view /ˈvju/ 名詞
View v. t. [imp. & p. p. Viewed 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.
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.
n 1: a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what
follows from the positivist view" [syn: position, perspective]
2: the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature
of the park are the beautiful views" [syn: 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: survey, sight]
4: the range of the eye; "they were soon out of view" [syn: eyeshot]
5: a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof
or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what are
your thoughts on Haiti?" [syn: opinion, sentiment, persuasion,
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:
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]
9: the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated;
"It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge" [syn: horizon,
10: outward appearance; "they look the same in outward view"
v 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,
2: look at carefully; study mentally; "view a problem" [syn: consider,
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, see,
catch, take in]