(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. sight; panorama, vista, prospect, scene; inspection, survey; purpose, aim; viewpoint, angle; opinion, belief, notion; appearance, aspect. See visibility. —v. t. see; survey, scan; watch, witness; consider, regard, study. See vision.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A sight]
Syn. glimpse, look, panorama, aspect, show, appearance, scene, picture, tableau, spectacle.
2. [A vista]
Syn. prospect, distance, opening, stretch, outlook, way, extended view, long view, avenue; see also sense 1 .
3. [A picture]
Syn. illustration, origination, representation, composition, landscape, diorama, reproduction, design, imitation.
4. [An opinion]
Syn. belief, judgment, viewpoint; see belief 1 , judgment 3 , opinion 1 , viewpoint .
See Synonym Study at opinion .
in view,
Syn. visible, in sight, not out of sight, perceptible, perceivable; see also obvious 1 .
in view of,
Syn. in light of, in consideration of, taking into consideration; see because , considering .
on view,
Syn. displayed, on display, exposed; see shown 1 ;
with a view to,
Syn. in order that, in order to, so that, anticipating; see to 4 .
Syn. observe, survey, inspect; see see 1 .
See Synonym Study at see .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. looking seeing, observation, examination, inspection, scrutiny, scan, look-see, once-over.
2. sight vision, range.
3. scene scenery, vista, panorama, outlook, prospect, landscape, seascape.
4. opinion judgment, perspective, thoughts, feeling, observation, point of view, belief, impression, conviction, attitude.
1. look at see, behold, observe, examine, inspect, scrutinize, scan, check out, survey, *get a load of, regard, peep, eyeball.
2. consider regard, judge, deem, think, look at.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. An act of directing the eyes on an object: contemplation, look, regard, sight. See SEE. 2. The act of examining carefully: check, checkup, examination, inspection, perusal, scrutiny, study. Informal: going-over. See INVESTIGATE. 3. Something believed or accepted as true by a person: belief, conviction, feeling, idea, mind, notion, opinion, persuasion, position, sentiment. See OPINION. 4. That which is or can be seen: lookout, outlook, panorama, perspective, prospect, scene, sight, vista. See SEE. 5. What one intends to do or achieve: aim, ambition, design, end, goal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, objective, point, purpose, target, why. Idioms: end in view, why and wherefore. See PLANNED, PURPOSE. II verb 1. To direct the eyes on an object: consider, contemplate, eye, look. Idiom: clap (or lay or set) one's eyes on. See SEE. 2. To look at carefully or critically: check (out), con, examine, go over, inspect, peruse, scrutinize, study, survey, traverse. Informal: case. Idiom: give a going-over. See INVESTIGATE. 3. To look upon in a particular way: account, consider, deem, esteem, reckon, regard, see. See PERSPECTIVE.

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