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Synonyms for scope

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  1. scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit(noun)

    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, scope(noun)

    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, scope(noun)

    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, CRO(noun)

    electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. spectrum

    Submitted by rinat on December 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scope(n.)

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

  2. scope(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scope(n)

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


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  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The unexamined life is not worth living. - Socrates Each life appears and lives, carrying the process of the exam naturally; it never stays unexamined since life is itself an exam, and has worth, as in its scope and dimension. - Ehsan Sehgal

  2. Silvana Condemi:

    The disappearance of the Neanderthals was probably due to a slight decline in the fertility among the youngest women, this is a phenomenon that is limited in scope that, over time, had an impact.

  3. Lu Lei:

    We will gradually expand the scope of the pilot and the application scenarios of blockchain technology in cross-border financing and macro prudential management, at the same time, (the government) will push forward a prospective study on foreign exchange reforms to deal with cryptocurrency and explore the construction of the foreign exchange regulation and technology system under the new situation.

  4. Thomas Edison:

    Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.

  5. Robert Lighthizer:

    This is not a free trade agreement, my scope is narrow here, it is based on 301.

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