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scan

Synonyms and Antonyms of scan

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
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scan

Synonyms and Antonyms of scan

to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)

  • scanned the manuscript carefully for any overlooked errors
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go over

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Synonym Discussion of scan

scrutinize, scan, inspect, examine mean to look at or over. scrutinize stresses close attention to minute detail.
    • scrutinized the hospital bill
scan implies a surveying from point to point often suggesting a cursory overall observation.
    • scanned the wine list
inspect implies scrutinizing for errors or defects.
    • inspected my credentials
examine suggests a scrutiny in order to determine the nature, condition, or quality of a thing.
    • examined the specimens

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