[syn: wake, viewing]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
View \View\ (v[=u]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Viewed (v[=u]d); p.
pr. & vb. n. Viewing.]
1. To see; to behold; especially, to look at with attention,
or for the purpose of examining; to examine with the eye;
to inspect; to explore.
O, let me view his visage, being dead. --Shak.
Nearer to view his prey, and, unespied,
To mark what of their state he more might learn.
2. To survey or examine mentally; to consider; as, to view
the subject in all its aspects.
The happiest youth, viewing his progress through.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the display of a motion picture [syn: screening,
2: a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's
no weeping at an Irish wake" [syn: wake, viewing]