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NOUN (1)

1. a mental position from which things are viewed;
- Example: "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"
- Example: "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
[syn: point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Standpoint \Stand"point`\ (-point`), n. [Cf. G. standpunkt.] A fixed point or station; a basis or fundamental principle; a position from which objects or principles are viewed, and according to which they are compared and judged. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

standpoint n 1: a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events" [syn: point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "standpoint": Anschauung, angle, angle of vision, base, basis, coign of vantage, direction, distance, eye, footing, frame of reference, framework, ground, light, mental outlook, outlook, perspective, place, point of view, position, post, reference system, regard, respect, seat, side, sight, situation, slant, stand, standing, station, status, system, universe, vantage, vantage point, venue, view, viewpoint