• (n.) The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey;
examination by the eye; inspection.
• (n.) Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as, a
just view of the arguments or facts in a case.
• (n.) Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or
range of sight; extent of prospect.
• (n.) That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the natural
or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view from a window.
• (n.) The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, /ither
drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
• (n.) Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension;
conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of the policy
which ought to be pursued.
• (n.) That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object,
aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view of escaping.
• (n.) Appearance; show; aspect.
• (v. t.) To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention,
or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye; to inspect;
• (v. t.) To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view
the subject in all its aspects.