To landscape is to enhance a space with plants. If you landscape your yard with flowering plants and trees — and you have a green thumb — you'll end up with a beautiful garden.

If you paint nature scenes, like mountains, lakes, or fields, your art is called landscape painting. If you don't paint that well, however, and the perspective on your landscapes is always a little bit off, you can try landscape photography instead. Any expanse of natural scenery that can be seen from one viewpoint is also called a landscape. The artistic meaning of landscape is the earliest, dating from the 1600s.

Definitions of landscape
  1. noun
    an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
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    type of:
    the appearance of a place
  2. noun
    painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery
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    painting, picture
    graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
  3. noun
    a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
    synonyms: landscape painting
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    type of:
    a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
  4. verb
    embellish with plants
    “Let's landscape the yard”
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    type of:
    adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament
    make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
  5. verb
    do landscape gardening
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    type of:
    work in the garden
  6. noun
    an extensive mental viewpoint
    “the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration”
    “we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity”
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    type of:
    point of view, stand, standpoint, viewpoint
    a mental position from which things are viewed
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