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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 attempted
    on view
    over one hundred of Van Gogh's paintings are on view in Amsterdam
    on display, on exhibition, on show;
    displayed, showing


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  • 1 they viewed the passing landscape from their carriages
    look over, see over, be shown over, examine, inspect, scrutinize;
    catch sight of, glimpse, lay eyes on, spy, spot;
    North American  check 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
    consider, regard, look on, see, perceive, judge, adjudge, estimate, deem, reckon, think of, treat
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