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EN[vjuː] [-uː]
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  • View may refer to:
  • Graphical projection in a technical drawing or schematic
  • Opinion, a belief about subjective matters
  • Page view, a visit to a World Wide Web page
  • Panorama, a wide-angle view
  • View (album), the debut album by Bryan Beller
  • View (Buddhism), a charged interpretation of experience which intensely shapes and affects thought, sensation, and action
  • View (SQL), a table of results queried from a relational database query, or a set of documents retrieved from a document-oriented database
  • View (magazine), an American literary and art magazine published from 1940 to 1947
view of a city
view of a city

    Definition of view in English Dictionary

  • NounPLviews
    1. (physical) Visual perception.
      1. He changed seat to get a complete view of the stage. ‎
      2. If there are any rabbits in this park, they keep carefully out of our view. ‎
      3. My flat has a view of a junkyard. ‎
      4. the view from a window ‎
      5. [Graces] which, by the splendor of her view / Dazzled, before we never knew.
    2. A picture, drawn or painted; a sketch.
      1. a fine view of Lake George ‎
    3. (psychological) Opinion, judgement, imagination.
      1. I need more information to get a better view of the situation. ‎
      2. Your view on evolution is based on religion, not on scientific findings. ‎
      3. From my view that is a stupid proposition. ‎
      4. He smuggled a knife into prison with a view to using it as a weapon. ‎
    4. (computing, databases) A virtual or logical table composed of the result set of a query in relational databases.
      1. (computing, programming) The part of a computer program which is visible to the user and can be interacted with; a user interface.
        1. A wake.
        2. VerbSGviewsPRviewingPT, PPviewed
          1. VT To look at.
            1. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.
          2. VT To show.
            1. To view the desktop, click the small desktop icon on the bottom of your screen. ‎
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • There's little sense of occasion in going to the cinema today, but the hows and wheres of viewing a film can deeply colour the whole viewing experience.
            • A jaunty, modern-day clown in jazzy clothes, Mr Tumble has only the merest dab of a red nose linking him to his big-top ancestors, making him acceptable viewing for the most committed coulrophobe.
            • His traversal of the mountains allowed him a view from the peak.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • There are feeble-mindednesses rather than a single condition of feeble-mindedness from this point of view.
            • It’s a lovely little studio with almost a river view.
            • The agent took them to the property for a viewing.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Transitive verbs
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            Grammatically, this word "view" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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