perspective

noun
1 in art
ADJECTIVE
distorted
horizontal, vertical
PREPOSITION
in perspective, out of perspective

That tree is out of perspective.

PHRASES
the laws of perspective
2 attitude to sth
ADJECTIVE
alternative, different, fresh, new
broader, wider
narrow

his desire to broaden his narrow perspective

proper, true

We can now see things in their true perspective.

balanced, objective

The author brings a balanced perspective to these complex issues.

personal

We'll be looking at fatherhood issues from a personal perspective.

unique

This latest study explores stress from a unique perspective.

multiple

stories told from multiple perspectives

female, male
cultural, historical, political, social, theoretical, etc.
global

multicultural education based on a global perspective

VERB + PERSPECTIVE
have

He has a different perspective on what art can be.

get sth in/into, keep sth in, place sth in/into, put sth in/into, see sth in

Let's get this into perspective.

I just need to keep things in perspective.

Her death put everything else into perspective.

gain, get, put

When you reach middle age you get a different perspective on life.

This website puts a completely different perspective on world news.

add, bring, give, offer, present, provide

women who bring a feminist perspective to their works

This lively book presents a refreshing new perspective on a crucial period in our history.

keep, maintain
adopt, take

The book adopts a historical perspective.

lose
change, shift
broaden
PREPOSITION
from the perspective of

We should view this from the perspective of the people involved.

in perspective

This will require a shift in perspective.

into perspective
perspective in

a feminist perspective in philosophy

perspective on

It's easy to lose perspective on things when you are under stress.

PHRASES
a sense of perspective

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  • PERSPECTIVE — Par sa situation au carrefour de la science, de la culture humaniste et de la pratique artistique, la perspective, comme tout autre thème interdisciplinaire, échappe à un traitement conceptuel univoque. Dans son acception technique, le terme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • perspective — PERSPECTIVE. s. f. Cette partie de l Optique qui enseigne à representer les objets selon la difference que l éloignement y apporte, soit pour la figure, soit pour la couleur. Ce Peintre entend bien la perspective, les regles de la perspective. la …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Perspective — Per*spec tive, n. [F. perspective, fr. perspectif: cf. It. perspettiva. See {Perspective}, a.] 1. A glass through which objects are viewed. [Obs.] Not a perspective, but a mirror. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is seen through an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perspective — may mean:Literally, in visual topics: * Perspective (visual), the way in which objects appear to the eye * Perspective (graphical), representing the effects of visual perspective in drawingsMetaphorically, in relation to cognitive topics: *… …   Wikipedia

  • Perspective — Per*spec tive, a. [L. perspicere, perspectum, to look through; per + spicere, specere, to look: cf. F. perspectif; or from E. perspective, n. See {Spy}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the science of vision; optical. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perspective — [pər spek′tiv] adj. [ME < LL perspectivus < L perspicere, to look through < per, through + specere, to look: see SPY] 1. of perspective 2. drawn in perspective n. [ME perspectif < ML (ars) perspectiva, perspective (art)] 1. the art of …   English World dictionary

  • Perspective — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Perspective álbum de estudio de Jason Becker Publicación 1996 Género(s) Metal neoclásico …   Wikipedia Español

  • Perspective 66 — Album par Eddy Mitchell Sortie 1965 Label Barclay Albums de Eddy Mitchell …   Wikipédia en Français

  • perspective — late 14c., science of optics, from O.Fr. perspective, from M.L. perspectiva ars science of optics, from fem. of perspectivus of sight, optical from L. perspectus, pp. of perspicere inspect, look through, from per through + specere look at (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • perspective — In its 17c meaning ‘mental point of view or way of regarding something’, perspective has developed a special use with on followed by the name of a subject or intellectual domain: Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes (book title, 1989) …   Modern English usage

  • Perspective — (v. lat.), 1) Lehre von den Projectionen sichtbarer Gegenstände, auf ebenen durchsichtigen Tafeln; ist von Ch. Wolf als ein Theil der Optik zur angewandten Mathematik gezogen worden. Doch ist sie nur eine Anwendung der Geometrie für einen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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