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Synonyms for scope

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scope

    aim, object, mark, end, design, purpose, intention, drift, room, occasion, opportunity, liberty

    avoidance, nonintention, pretermission, inadvertence, accident, aimlessness, deviation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambitnoun

    an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

    "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"

    compass, oscilloscope, background, sphere, electron orbit, ambit, range, stove, eye socket, kitchen range, setting, area, range of a function, orbital cavity, grasp, cooking stove, chain, mountain range, reaching, range of mountains, stretch, kitchen stove, chain of mountains, cathode-ray oscilloscope, mountain chain, image, telescope, reach, domain, cranial orbit, arena, field, orbit, celestial orbit

  2. setting, background, scopenoun

    the state of the environment in which a situation exists

    "you can't do that in a university setting"

    place setting, screen background, scene, compass, ground, telescope, background signal, circumstance, reach, cathode-ray oscilloscope, ambit, setting, range, mise en scene, oscilloscope, backcloth, background knowledge, background, mount, orbit, backdrop, desktop, context, stage setting

  3. telescope, scopenoun

    a magnifier of images of distant objects

    reach, setting, range, cathode-ray oscilloscope, telescope, ambit, background, compass, orbit, oscilloscope

  4. oscilloscope, scope, cathode-ray oscilloscope, CROnoun

    electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

    reach, setting, range, cathode-ray oscilloscope, telescope, ambit, background, compass, orbit, oscilloscope

Editors Contribution

  1. spectrum

    Submitted by rinat on December 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scopenoun

    purpose, proposal, drift, tendency, aim, mark, intention, intent, purport, design, object, view

  2. scopenoun

    room, opportunity, margin, range, liberty, latitude, amplitude, free course, free play, full play, elbow room

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scopenoun

    design, purpose, opportunity, space, room, liberty, extent, compass, purview


  1. List of known nicknames for "Scope":

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. scope


  2. SCOPE

    Cardiology Study on Cognition and Prognosis in the Elderly Infectious disease Surveillance and Control Of Pathogens of Epidemiologic importance

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  1. Guillermo Ramos-Luiña:

    I'm not in the business of speculating. Only the DOJ knows if the scope, nature and target of any investigation it is conducting.

  2. Kevin McCarthy:

    I'm gon na look through it, we had an officer killed on Good Friday. If this commission is going to come forth to tell us how to protect this facility in the future, you want to make sure that in the scope you can look at all that.

  3. Chief Justice John Marshall:

    Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the constitution, and all means which are appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which are not prohibited, but consist with the letter and spirit of the constitution, are constitutional. ...[S]hould Congress, under the pretext of executing its powers, pass laws for the accomplishment of objects not entrusted to the government, such [acts are] not the law of the land.

  4. Carolyn Harris:

    Her entire life will be scheduled well in advance, that reduces the scope for spontaneity.

  5. Todd Bussert:

    They claim that they started doing contingency planning in January. It's April and they're now just telling staff to wear gloves and masks and telling staff to provide inmates masks, are they doing everything ? I don't know if anybody fully appreciated the scope of what needed to be done.

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