1375–1425; late Middle English v
(noun) < Anglo-French; Middle French veue
sight < Vulgar Latin *vidūta,
noun use of feminine of *vidūtus,
for Latin vīsus,
past participle of vidēre
multiview, adjectiveunviewed, adjective
object, design, end, intent. 12.
belief, judgment, estimation, assessment, impression, valuation. 14.
witness, contemplate, regard.
4. View, prospect, scene, vista
refer to a landscape or perspective. View
is a general word, referring to whatever lies open to sight: a fine view of the surrounding country. Prospect
suggests a sweeping and often distant view, as from a place of vantage: a beautiful prospect to the south. Scene
suggests an organic unity in the details such as is to be found in a picture: a woodland scene. Vista
suggests a long, narrow view, as along an avenue between rows of trees: a pleasant vista. 12.