Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /pərˈspektɪv; pəˈspektɪv/

Translation of perspective in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Art/Arte] perspectiva (feminine) it's out of/in perspective no está/está en perspectiva (before noun/delante del nombre) perspective drawing dibujo (masculine) en perspectiva
    Example sentences
    • The Shrine authorities produced elevations and perspective drawings of even the most sacred buildings in order to facilitate rebuilding.
    • A pin at the central vanishing point would have been as useful here as it would for perspective drawings set out mathematically.
    • The illustrations in Pacioli's work were by Leonardo da Vinci and include some fine perspective drawings of regular solids.
    1.2 u and c (angle, view) perspectiva (feminine) from a historical perspective con una perspectiva histórica I'm going away for a while to get things into perspective me voy a ir por un tiempo para poder ver las cosas objetivamente you have to keep things in perspective no tienes que perder de vista la verdadera dimensión de las cosas that puts a different perspective on things eso cambia el cariz de las cosas I tried to get a fresh/broader perspective on the issue intenté enfocar el problema de una forma nueva/más amplia
    Example sentences
    • His landscapes offer a tilting perspective, often a view over rises or down a slope.
    • The surrounding Black Sea landscape serves to further intensify the already magnificent visual perspectives.
    • He moved around to get a long perspective view of the street.

Definition of perspective in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tiesto
flowerpot …
Cultural fact of the day

In Venezuela, pasapalo is small portions of food that are usually served with drinks at parties, bars, and social get-togethers.