Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Nov
01
2013

view

vyu

noun
definition 1:  the area that can be seen from a particular point.
example:  There is a beautiful view of the lake from the top of the mountain. 

definition 2:  (sometimes plural) an opinion or way of thinking about something.
example:  The senator’s views on immigration have made him popular in some parts of the country.
example:  
In his view, all people are corrupt or corruptible
example:  He and I have very different views on the subject of religion.

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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun view (definition 2)

VERB + view:      express ~ (e.g., The people were afraid to express their political views in public),  articulate ~ ,voice ~ , support ~, share ~ , echo ~ , espouse ~ , subscribe to ~ (e.g., Do you subscribe to the same political views as your parents?),  reflect ~  (e.g., His actions reflect his view of women),  reinforce ~ , contradict ~