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standpoint definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1829 a position from which objects or principles are viewed and according to which they are compared and judged

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the position from which a thing is viewed. 2 a mental attitude.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Standpoint Stand"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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(standpoints) From a particular standpoint means looking at an event, situation, or idea in a particular way. He believes that from a military standpoint, the situation is under control... From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous. = point of view, perspective N-COUNT: with supp, usu from N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Point of view.

Moby Thesaurus

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



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