View

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Definition

a view: an opinion, a thought, an idea, a belief, an attitude; a scene, a sight, a vista
noun
I want a room with a view, preferably of the ocean so I can see it every morning when I wake up.
-What are your views on this? -I am not going to form an opinion until we have more information.

to view: to look at, to watch, to see; to inspect, to regard; to consider, to believe
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After viewing his photos, I knew he was not a photographer.
Unfortunately, we view the situation differently. You think it is a good idea, and I think it is a terrible one.
I view this trip to Amsterdam as a good opportunity to expand my horizons.

Examples

  • "Anyhow, your mission for this week, should you choose to accept it, is to learn as much as you can about your colleagues' political views without offending them. For example, is your colleague a Democrat or a Republican?"
  • "Let's be honest, you never know who you might offend with your wild and uneducated views on government, so why say anything at all?"
  • "But seriously Jean, my political views are personal, and shouldn't leave this room. Understood?"
  • "Quite frankly Jean, if I told you about my political views, I'm afraid I would have to kill you."
  • "But 15 euros won't get you a view."
  • "Republicans are sometimes called 'conservatives', which refers both to their conservative views on the economy, but also to their social values."
  • "What are your views on this situation?"
  • "On the Internet, the clip of you at the award show has been viewed over a million times, and hits on the Delavigne website have quadrupled since last night."
  • "Postcard from London's romantic views"
  • "Hannah has a strong British accent, and strong views on everything."

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