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Synonyms for scan
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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scannoun

    the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region

    "he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars"

  2. scan, CAT scanverb

    an image produced by scanning

    "he analyzed the brain scan"; "you could see the tumor in the CAT scan"

  3. scanverb

    examine minutely or intensely

    "the surgeon scanned the X-ray"

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

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

    examine hastily

    "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    plane, run over, conk out, play out, 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

    "The beams scanned the night sky"

    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

    "scan verses"

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

  9. read, scanverb

    obtain data from magnetic tapes

    "This dictionary can be read by the computer"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scanverb

    Synonyms:
    recite metrically, divide into feet

  2. scanverb

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#64see
#79view
#180read
#246take
#268show
#424learn
#446look
#465register
#496say
#508study
#626analysis
#782record
#871watch
#1288survey
#1301navigation
#1312understand
#1838skip
#2990cream
#3876regard
#3956scan
#4010plane
#4440glance
#5285scanner
#5829exploration
#5846translate
#5980browsing
#6399scanners
#6587tire
#7273scanning
#7393exhaust
#7500sap
#9622scanned
#10023interpret
#11801scans
#12312sweep
#13099inspect
#14248behold
#14260wipe
#16957gaze
#17937stare
#19657rake
#26237skim
#26968discern
#27578contemplate
#29367crease
#30568wiping
#39760digitizing
#42135digitization
#47400graze
#54688digitize
#74401digitisation
#101535scavenge
#127429digitising
#138625digitalization
#169745digitise
#188629skitter
#194132unspsc
#274347descry

How to use scan in a sentence?

  1. Angie Genade:

    Many poachers and traders of illegal rhino horn have escaped conviction due to a lack of evidence that the courts would accept as beyond reasonable doubt, microchips help in creating the necessary evidence chain in a timely way as you just need to scan the chip to get an immediate result.

  2. Ryan Taylor:

    We are really sweating on the scan and we are hoping it's not bad news because Manager Alan Pardew does not deserve any more bad news.

  3. John Leddy:

    Mild traumatic brain injury is a category of bran injury that includes concussion, with concussion being at the mildest end of that spectrum. So sports concussion, for example, would be a subset of mild traumatic brain injury, all of the patients in this study received a CT scan to evaluate for brain bleeding or skull fracture and may have had a neurological deficit when they came to the emergency room. While that type of injury can be classified as' mild,' it's a lot more severe than a sport-related concussion typically would be.

  4. Trooper Ed Andersson:

    I scan with my flashlight and I found him standing in the emergency lane, i could tell he already had his weapon pointed at me.

  5. James Beck:

    It's not a disease you can diagnose with a blood test or brain scan, it's often a diagnosis of exclusion.


Translations for scan

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  • تمعن, محص, مسح ضوئياArabic
  • escandir, escorcollar, escanejarCatalan, Valencian
  • skenovatCzech
  • skandieren, abtasten, einscannen, Abtastung, ScanGerman
  • ανιχνεύω, εξετάζω, διερευνώ, σαρώνωGreek
  • skaniEsperanto
  • escanear, escandirSpanish
  • skännima, otsimaEstonian
  • tutkia, silmäillä, skannata, tähyilläFinnish
  • scannériser, fouiller, scander, numériser, scannerFrench
  • սկանավորելArmenian
  • ScanIndonesian
  • skandarIdo
  • scannerizzare, scrutare, scandireItalian
  • スキャンするJapanese
  • 스캔하다Korean
  • mātaiMāori
  • mengimbasMalay
  • afspeuren, scannen, scanderenDutch
  • escandir, escanear, varredura, varrerPortuguese
  • scanare, numerizare, scaneriza, cerceta, a baleia imaginea, scana, scruta, numeriza, sonda, explora, scanat, scanerizareRomanian
  • скандировать, сканировать, разглядыватьRussian
  • läsa in, skannaSwedish
  • taramak, taratmakTurkish

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