PURVIEW: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for PURVIEW?

Need another word that means the same as “purview”? Find 11 synonyms and 30 related words for “purview” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Purview” are: horizon, view, range of experience, outlook, perspective, scope, perception, compass, sphere, ambit, orbit

Purview as a Noun

Definitions of "Purview" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “purview” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • The scope of the influence or concerns of something.
  • Range of experience or thought.
  • The range of interest or activity that can be anticipated.

Synonyms of "Purview" as a noun (11 Words)

ambitAn area in which something acts or operates or has power or control.
The ambit of municipal legislation.
compassAn instrument containing a magnetized pointer which shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it.
Crewe was ideally placed on the rail network with connections running to all points of the compass.
horizonThe great circle on the celestial sphere whose plane passes through the sensible horizon and the center of the Earth.
The sun rose above the horizon.
orbitOne complete circuit round an orbited body.
He s out of my orbit.
outlookThe prospect for the future.
He had a practical outlook on life.
perceptionAwareness of something through the senses.
He wouldn t have accepted said my mother with unusual perception.
perspectiveA view or prospect.
A trick of perspective.
range of experienceThe limit of capability.
scopeA telescope microscope or other device having a name ending in scope.
Infrared night scopes.
sphereThe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
Political reforms to match those in the economic sphere.
viewPurpose the phrase with a view to means with the intention of or for the purpose of.
They look the same in outward view.

Usage Examples of "Purview" as a noun

  • Social taboos meant that little information was likely to come within the purview of women generally.
  • Such a case might be within the purview of the legislation.

Associations of "Purview" (30 Words)

acrossTo the opposite side.
A crater some 30 metres across.
axisThe central column of an inflorescence or other growth.
The Anglo American axis.
boundaryA line which marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.
A boundary wall.
broadenExpand to encompass more people or things.
He has to broaden Labour s appeal to the whole community.
crossbarA horizontal bar that goes across something.
edgeStrike the ball with the edge of the bat strike a ball delivered by the bowler with the edge of the bat.
He rounded the edges of the box.
exclusiveCatering for or available to only a few, select customers; high class and expensive.
Prices are exclusive of VAT.
facetA distinct feature or element in a problem.
A philosophy that extends to all facets of the business.
finiteLimited in size or extent.
Every computer has a finite amount of memory.
horizonA great circle of the celestial sphere the plane of which passes through the centre of the earth and is parallel to that of the apparent horizon of a place.
The upper horizon of the site showed an arrangement of two rows of features.
horizontalA horizontal line plane etc.
A horizontal line.
incompletenessThe state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect.
The study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research.
insofarTo the degree or extent that.
Insofar as it can be ascertained the horse lung is comparable to that of man.
jagCut teeth into make a jagged cutting edge.
He clutched a jag of the rock.
localizedMade local or oriented locally.
A decentralized and localized political authority.
longitudinal(of research or data) involving information about an individual or group gathered over a period of time.
Longitudinal positions.
monopolyA board game in which players try to gain a monopoly on real estate as pieces advance around the board according to the throw of a die.
A monopoly on silver.
onlyBeing the only one single and isolated from others.
Call me only if your cold gets worse.
orientationA person’s awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships.
Recent research in animal orientation.
prospectChances or opportunities for success or wealth.
There was no prospect of a reconciliation.
purveySpread or promote (an idea, view, etc.
We didn t want to purvey gloom and doom.
restrictedRestricted in meaning as e g man in a tall man.
Of restricted importance.
sideTake sides for or against.
A side dish of fresh vegetables.
solePut a new sole on.
Sole rights of publication.
transverseExtending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis.
A transverse beam supports the dashboard.
unilateral(of an action or decision) performed by or affecting only one person, group, or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of another or the others.
A unilateral decision.
uniquelyIn a very special or unusual way.
Uniquely shaped buildings.
unsharedNot shared with or by another or others.
Most of those placed in hostels would prefer unshared independent accommodation.
viewPurpose the phrase with a view to means with the intention of or for the purpose of.
The end of the tunnel came into view.

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