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1Visible to someone.‘the youth was keeping him in view’
perceptible, perceivable, seeable, observable, noticeable, easily seen, detectable, discernible, recognizable, in view, in sight, on view, on displayView synonyms
- ‘When fish were not in view for the entire observation period, sampling was abandoned and restarted when the fish reappeared.’
- ‘The see-through tent with the bridge in view, the Andes range always visible and the great river surging ahead completed our tableau.’
- ‘The way ahead needs to be clearly signposted, the destination obvious and in view.’
- ‘The driver, a man in late forties, early fifties, slowly rose in view, obviously knocked to the side as the truck was hit from behind.’
- ‘The new Woolworths just off Glengariff road in Sea Point was in view as we noticed a Brazilian goddess walking over the road.’
- 1.1 As one's aim or objective.‘his arrest is the principal object I have in view’
- ‘The fact is that, carried out strategically, and with clear objectives in view, exporting products or services can provide an important route to business growth.’
- ‘I can find nothing to suggest that they had a different objective in view which their words failed properly to express.’
- ‘Those words direct the reader to construe what comes afterwards with that object in view.’
- ‘Think, speak and act with clearly defined objectives in view.’
- ‘Mol has a second object in view: she also observes her own multiple practices of scholarly research and writing, which are explicitly implicated in this account of a disease.’
- ‘With this object in view, it is my pleasure to provide a reference for my children's further education and sincerely wish them good luck in the future.’
- ‘The croquet player has one single object to keep in view - namely, to win the game; and in the following ‘Hints’ we shall endeavour to give him the means.’
- ‘With this object in view, all but the very latest arrivals from England contrive to make their houses as little oriental and as much like an English home as possible.’
- ‘The Western strategist always keeps the objective firmly in view, sees the path to the top, and focuses all efforts on reaching the summit.’
- ‘A pool player is always to be single-minded with one object in view, to play!’
- ‘Our Lord had this great objective firmly in view all along.’
- 1.2 In one's mind when forming a judgment.‘it is important to have in view the position reached at the beginning of the 1970s’
- ‘Today what people have in view is eliminating suffering from the world.’
- ‘The titles of some of Mr Walsh's papers will serve to throw light on the particular objects which he had in view.’
- ‘There is a third possibility: that he courted a struggle to see what came of it, determined to manipulate that struggle to gain certain ends which he had in view.’
- ‘This giving of the law had in view the ultimate purpose of God, that we might be righteoused by faith.’
- ‘They ought to stand aside for someone without sentiment and with a fair and open mind with the club's honour in view.’
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