Meaning of VIEW in English

■ noun

1》 the ability to see something or to be seen from a particular place.

2》 a sight or prospect from a particular position, typically an attractive one.

3》 an attitude or opinion.

4》 an inspection of things for sale by prospective purchasers, especially of works of art.

■ verb

1》 look at or inspect.

↘inspect (a house or other property) with the prospect of buying or renting it.

↘watch (a programme) on television.

↘ Hunting see (a fox) break cover.

2》 regard in a particular way: he was ~ed as an eccentric.


in full ~ clearly visible.

in ~

1》 visible.

2》 in one's mind or as one's aim.

in ~ of because or as a result of.

on ~ being shown or exhibited to the public.

with a ~ to with the hope or intention of.


~able adjective

~ing noun

~less adjective


ME: from Anglo-Norman Fr. vieue , feminine past participle of veoir 'see', from L. videre .

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