scope

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1scope

noun \ˈskōp\

Definition of SCOPE

2
:  space or opportunity for unhampered motion, activity, or thought
3
:  extent of treatment, activity, or influence
4
:  range of operation: as
a :  the range of a logical operator :  a string in predicate calculus that is governed by a quantifier
b :  a grammatical constituent that determines the interpretation of a predicate or quantifier

Origin of SCOPE

Italian scopo purpose, goal, from Greek skopos; akin to Greek skeptesthai to watch, look at — more at spy
First Known Use: circa 1555

Rhymes with SCOPE

2scope

noun

Definition of SCOPE

1
:  any of various instruments for viewing: as
a :  microscope
b :  telescope
c :  a telescope mounted on a firearm for use as a sight
2
:  horoscope

Origin of SCOPE

-scope
First Known Use: 1872

3scope

transitive verb
scopedscop·ing

Definition of SCOPE

:  to look at especially for the purpose of evaluation —often used with out <scoped her out from across the room — Timothy Allis>

Origin of SCOPE

perhaps from 2scope
First Known Use: 1974

scope

noun \ˈskōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCOPE

: any of various instruments (as an endoscope or microscope) for viewing or observing

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