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vista

vis·ta

vista

 
 
pronunciation:
vI st
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a view or scene, esp. as beheld through a framelike opening, as between buildings or borders of trees.
We walked through the alpine village delighting in the beautiful mountain vistas.Our hotel rooms offer spectacular vistas of the sea.
 
synonyms:
panorama, prospect, scene, view
similar words:
expanse, landscape, outlook, perspective, scenery, sight
definition 2: a wide-ranging mental view of past or future experiences or possibilities.
The discovery opened up new vistas for the scientists.
similar words:
memory, outlook, perspective, prospect, recollection, view, vision