Definition of purview:
thought, prospect, compulsion, sentiment, view, extent, range, opinion, persuasion, scope, realm, sight, celestial horizon, obligation, onus, ken, apparent horizon, concern, duty, ambit, survey, accountability, scene, vista, skyline, position, guardianship, reach, sphere, trust, extension, see, compass, ability, swing, sweep, eyeshot, orbit, territory, responsibility, aspect, perspective, visible horizon, commitment, panorama, knowledge, horizon, sensible horizon.
authority (part of speech: noun)
- "The Holy Earth", L. H. Bailey.
- "The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians", G. G. Findlay.
All the same, albeit he could form no very clear idea of what was in his son's head, for the latter having become a " gentleman" was beyond his purview, he felt some disquietude to see a holiday, legitimate enough no doubt after a successful examination, dragging out to such a length.- "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.