Synonyms of view in English:



  • 1 the view from her top-floor flat never failed to please her
  • 2 not all adolescents agree with this view
    opinion, point of view, viewpoint, belief, judgement, reckoning, way of thinking, thinking, thought, notion, idea, conviction, persuasion, attitude, feeling, sentiment, impression, concept, conception, hypothesis, theory, thesis, estimate, estimation, conclusion, verdict; statement, observation, remark, point; angle, slant, stance, posture, standpoint, approach
  • 3 as one walks down the lane, the parish church comes into view
    sight, perspective, field of vision, range of vision, vision, visibility, eyeshot
  • Phrases

    in view of

    in view of its location, no removal of the tumour was attemptedconsideringtaking into considerationbearing in mindkeeping in mindmindful oftaking into accounton account oftaking note ofin the light ofowing tobecause ofas a result of

    on view

    over one hundred of Van Gogh's paintings are on view in Amsterdamon displayon exhibitionon showdisplayedshowing


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  • 1 they viewed the passing landscape from their carriages
    look at, gaze at, stare at, peer at, eye, observe, ogle, contemplate, regard, scan, survey, watch; look over, see over, be shown over, examine, inspect, scrutinize; catch sight of, glimpse, lay eyes on, spy, spot; North Americancheck something out
    informal get a load of, gawp at, rubberneck at, give something a/the once-over, have a look-see at, have/take a gander at, have a squint at, clap eyes on
    British informal have/take a dekko at, have/take a butcher's at, take a shufti at, clock
    North American informal eyeball
    literary espy, behold, descry
  • 2 the law was often viewed as a last resort
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