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.