Definition of scope outUS, informal
- They scoped out the area before setting up the tent.
- Players were scoping out the competition.
- He wants to scope out all of the possibilities before deciding what to do.
: intention, object
: space or opportunity for unhampered motion, activity, or thought
: extent of treatment, activity, or influence
: any of various instruments for viewing: such as
: to look at especially for the purpose of evaluation
: means (such as an instrument) for viewing or observing
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
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