What is Perspective ?

Perspective is (noun) 1. (in art) a way of drawing objects or scenes, so that they appear to have depth or distance He’s got the perspective wrong that’s why the picture looks so odd. 2. a way of looking at something A French politician’s perspective on the problem will be completely different from mine. She was looking at the situation from the perspective of a parent with two young children. to put things in perspective to show things in a balanced way You must put the sales figures in perspective they look bad, but they’re much better than last year.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level