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scouting

noun

1 scouting

Exploring in order to gain information:
— Scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous.

synonyms: exploratory survey, reconnoitering, reconnoitring.

Dutch: scouting, exploratie, verkenning




Moby thesaurus: abjuration, abjurement, chucking, chucking out, contempt, contradiction, declination, declining, denial, despisal, despising, disapproval, discard, disclamation, discounting, dismissal, disownment, disregard, exception, exclusion ... show more.

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scout

noun

1 scout

A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

synonyms: lookout, lookout man, picket, sentinel, sentry, spotter, watch.

Roget 664: safety, security, surety, impregnability; invulnerability, invulnerableness etc. adj.; danger past, danger over; storm blown over; coast clear; escape etc. ... show more

Roget 668: warning, early warning, caution, caveat; notice etc. (information) 527; premonition, premonishment; prediction etc. 511; contraindication, ... show more

Roget 534: messenger, envoy, emissary, legate; nuncio, internuncio; ambassador etc. (diplomatist) 758.    marshal, flag bearer, herald, crier, ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Roget 234: front; fore, forepart; foreground; face, disk, disc, frontage; facade, proscenium, facia [Lat.], frontispiece; anteriority; obverse ... show more

Roget 746: subject, liegeman; servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache; ... show more

Dutch: wacht, schildwacht, uitkijk, verkenner
Polish: wartownik

2 Scout

A Boy Scout or Girl Scout.

Polish: skaut

3 scout

Someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports).

synonym: talent scout.

Dutch: scout, verkenner

4 scout

Someone who can find paths through unexplored territory.

synonyms: guide, pathfinder.

Dutch: padvinder, verkenner
Polish: zwiadowca

verb

1 scout

Explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody.

synonyms: reconnoiter, reconnoitre.

Roget 930: despise, contemn, scorn, disdain, feel contempt for, view with a scornful eye; disregard, slight, not mind; pass by etc. (neglect) 460.    look down upon; ... show more

Roget 929: hold in disrespect etc. (despise) 930; misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve; ... show more

Roget 610: reject; set aside, lay aside; give up; decline etc. (refuse) 764; exclude, except; pluck, spin; cast.    repudiate, ... show more

Dutch: verkennen


Moby thesaurus: Argus, CIA man, Charley, abhor, abjure, advance guard, airhead, airplane spotter, ancestor, announcer, antecedent, avant-garde, barrack, battle line, be vigilant, be watchful, beachhead, bellwether, bridgehead, brush aside ... show more.

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