1 : purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'
2 : an instance of visual perception
3 : the act of looking out
4 : the act of looking or seeing or observing
5 : a vivid mental image
6 : (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
7 : a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
8 : the range of vision
9 : belief about (or mental picture of) the future
10 : a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
11 : the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
12 : the visual percept of a region
13 : a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
14 : the range of the eye
15 : an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
16 : the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)