scan synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term scan:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. scannoun

    the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region

  2. scan, CAT scanverb

    an image produced by scanning

    Synonyms:
    scan

  3. scanverb

    examine minutely or intensely

    Synonyms:
    skim, rake, read, run down, glance over

  4. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run downverb

    examine hastily

    Synonyms:
    plane, run over, conk out, play out, scan, graze, sap, skim off, skim, skitter, crease, run down, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire

  5. scanverb

    make a wide, sweeping search of

    Synonyms:
    skim, rake, read, run down, glance over

  6. scanverb

    conform to a metrical pattern

    Synonyms:
    skim, rake, read, run down, glance over

  7. scanverb

    move a light beam over; in electronics, to reproduce an image

    Synonyms:
    skim, rake, read, run down, glance over

  8. scanverb

    read metrically

    Synonyms:
    skim, rake, read, run down, glance over

  9. read, scanverb

    obtain data from magnetic tapes

    Synonyms:
    take, run down, glance over, translate, say, study, show, skim, scan, understand, register, learn, rake, read, record, interpret

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scan

    To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.

    Synonyms:
    behold, contemplate, descry, discern, gaze, glance, inspect, look, regard, see, stare, survey, view, watch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scanverb

    Synonyms:
    recite metrically, divide into feet

  2. scanverb

    Synonyms:
    scrutinize, examine, investigate, sift, inquire into, look into

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hcan, scanning, scanner, exploration, digitization, digitize, analysis, browsing, sweep, digitisation, unspsc, wiping, digitalization, c.t., digitise, digitizing, scans, scanners, scavenge, navigation, digitising, wipe, scanned



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