view - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/vjuː/
present tense
I/you/we/theyview
he/she/itviews
present participleviewing
past tenseviewed
past participleviewed
  1. 1
    to think about or consider a subject or issue in a particular way

    Chris and I view the role of education somewhat differently.

    view someone/something as:

    The Internet is viewed by many as a revolutionary educational tool.

    view something with suspicion/scepticism/concern/alarm etc:

    The arms treaty was viewed with suspicion.

  2. 2
    to look at or watch something
    view something from something:

    Viewed from the road, the wall looked too high to climb.

    1. a.
      formal to look at something carefully or in detail

      Would you like to make an appointment to view the property?

    2. b.
      to look at information on a computer screen

      To view the next page, presstab’.