What does the word perspective mean?

Usage examples for perspective

  1. Italy was reconquered by a single blow, and the crown of France appeared in the perspective. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. In perspective he approaches Ruxton. – Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie
  3. I could not seem to bring it into perspective- you know what I mean. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim