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scan

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scan

  1. a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition <gave the car a good scan to see if it was worth buying> Synonyms audit, check, checkup, examination, going-over, look-see, review, inspection, scrutiny, survey, viewRelated Words analysis, assay, close-up, deconstruction, dissection; exploration, investigation, probe, research, study; inquisition, interrogation; once-over, perusal; recheck, reinspection, resurvey; observation, surveillance, watch; checkout, test-drive, trial run


scan

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scan

  1. to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition) <scanned the manuscript carefully for any overlooked errors> Synonyms audit, check (out), con, examine, overlook, oversee, review, inspect, scrutinize, survey, viewRelated Words notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook


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