Viewpoint vs Vision - What's the difference?

viewpoint | vision |


As nouns the difference between viewpoint and vision

is that viewpoint is the position from which something is observed or considered; an angle, outlook or point of view while vision is ghost.

viewpoint

English

Alternative forms

* view-point

Noun

(en noun)
  • The position from which something is observed or considered; an angle, outlook or point of view.
  • vision

    English

    (wikipedia vision)

    Noun

  • (label) The sense or ability of sight.
  • Something seen; an object perceived visually.
  • * 1610 , , I. ii. 270:
  • For to a vision so apparent rumour / Cannot be mute
  • *{{quote-book, year=1892, author=(James Yoxall)
  • , chapter=7, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood. […] Yes, the quest was ended, the Lost Oasis was the Found!}}
  • (label) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
  • (label) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.
  • (John Locke)
  • (label) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.
  • (label) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
  • (label) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
  • Synonyms

    * (ability) sight, eyesight, view, perception * (something imaginary) apparition, hallucination, mirage * (ideal or goal) dream, desire, aspiration, fantasy

    Derived terms

    * binocular vision * double vision * personal vision * prevision * visible * visibility * vision statement * visionary * visioner * visual

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To imagine something as if it were to be true.
  • To provide with a vision.
  • Synonyms

    * (imagine) envision

    Derived terms

    * envision * prevision

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