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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

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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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. scope


  2. SCOPE

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  1. 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.

  2. Valdis Dombrovkis:

    This relationship can be driven further in both directions, we need to talk to each other more often, to clarify the scope of future rules and to ensure we understand impact of regulation on ground.

  3. John Allen:

    They really went to extremes, but they still couldn't decontaminate the scope, and they finally had to just destroy it.

  4. Janet Murguía:

    The numbers we already knew about are unacceptable ; these new numbers are unconscionable, this data demands immediate consideration by those in Congress who are working on much-needed law enforcement reform legislation to ensure that their solutions truly reflect the scope of the problem.

  5. Jeff Simpson:

    Our officers are some of the best trained in the country and we welcome the accountability that comes with our job, after consultation with our Lodge Counsel, we believe the officers acted appropriately within the scope of their duties.

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