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Princeton's WordNet

  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

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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  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. Paul Ryan:

    I think this request is wholly appropriate. It's completely within the scope of the investigation that's been ongoing for a while with respect to FISA, i actually think that this is something that probably should have been answered a while ago.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    In terms of Congress's role and the public's access to what happened, there's going to be a diminishment here, the shape and scope of the congressional investigation has dramatically changed. I respect the decision.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    States are beginning to pull back from either applying the death penalty or narrowing the scope of the cases where it can be applied.

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    Once again, The Supreme Court has thrown out federal criminal convictions of public officials who, by their own admission, abused their power for corrupt and illegitimate purposes, the harder question is whether Congress will respond to rulings like this one by expanding the scope of these laws, or whether we're going to end up with a world in which criminal liability for such nefarious conduct depends upon the color of one's collar.

  5. Michael Pfau:

    The Catholic bankruptcies are limited in geographic scope. Here there will be claimants from all 50 states and the American territories, we can talk about files and numbers, but in reality if you step back and realize the scope of the human carnage, it's stunning.

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