n.1.That at which one aims; the thing or end to which the mind directs its view; that which is purposed to be reached or accomplished; hence, ultimate design, aim, or purpose; intention; drift; object.
2.Room or opportunity for free outlook or aim; space for action; amplitude of opportunity; free course or vent; liberty; range of view, intent, or action.
Give him line and scope.
- Shak.
3.Extended area.
4.Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.
5.To look at for the purpose of evaluation; usually with out; as, to scope out the area as a camping site.
Noun1.scope - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "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"
Synonyms: ambit, range, reach, compass, orbit
2.scope - the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting"
Synonyms: setting, background
3.scope - a magnifier of images of distant objects
Synonyms: telescope
4.scope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
1.(project)SCOPE - Software Evaluation and Certification Programme Europe.

An ESPRIT project.
2.(programming)scope - The scope of an identifier is the region of a program source within which it represents a certain thing. This usually extends from the place where it is declared to the end of the smallest enclosing block (begin/end or procedure/function body). An inner block may contain a redeclaration of the same identifier in which case the scope of the outer declaration does not include (is "shadowed" or "occluded" by) the scope of the inner.

See also activation record, dynamic scope, lexical scope.
Supervisory Control Of Program Execution (OS, CDC 6000)a leg up, actionability, affective meaning, ambit, ample scope, amplitude, applicability, bearing, bigness, binoculars, blank check, body, breadth, bulk, caliber, capacity, carry, carte blanche, chance, chromatoscope, clear sight, clear stage, clearance, color vision, coloring, command, comprehensiveness, cone vision, connotation, consequence, constitutional validity, constitutionalism, constitutionality, coverage, cut, day vision, daylight vision, denotation, depth, diameter, diapason, dimension, dimensions, discernment, domination, drift, due process, effect, elbowroom, essence, expansion, extension, eye, eye-mindedness, eyereach, eyeshot, eyesight, fair field, fair game, farsight, farsightedness, field, field glass, field of view, field of vision, force, free course, free hand, free play, free scope, freedom, full scope, full swing, fullness, gamut, gauge, girth, gist, glass, grade, grammatical meaning, greatness, height, horizon, idea, impact, implication, import, intension, interval, jurisdiction, justice, justiciability, kaleidoscope, keen sight, ken, largeness, latitude, lawfulness, leap, leeway, legal form, legal process, legalism, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, length, level, lexical meaning, liberty, licitness, limit of vision, line of sight, literal meaning, long rope, maneuvering space, margin, mark, mass, meaning, measurement, naked eye, night vision, no holds barred, notch, nuance, occasion, open space, opening, opera glasses, opportunism, opportunity, orbit, oscilloscope, outlook, outlook over, overtone, pas, peg, perception, period, peripheral field, peripheral vision, periscope, perspective, perspicacity, perspicuity, pertinence, photopia, pitch, pith, place, plane, plateau, play, point, power of sight, practical consequence, proportion, proportions, prospect, purport, purview, quick sight, radius, range, range of meaning, ratio, reach, real meaning, reference, referent, register, relation, relevance, remove, rightfulness, rod vision, room, rope, round, rung, scale, scan, scope of vision, scotopia, sea room, seeing, semantic cluster, semantic field, sense, sense of sight, shade, shadow, sight, sightedness, sightliness, significance, signification, significatum, signifie, size, space, span, span of meaning, spectroscope, spectrum, sphere, spirit, spread, spy glass, stair, standard, step, stepping-stone, stereoscope, stint, stretch, structural meaning, substance, sum, sum and substance, survey, sweep, swing, symbolic meaning, telescope, tenor, terrestrial telescope, time, tolerance, totality of associations, transferred meaning, tread, twilight vision, unadorned meaning, undertone, unobstructed vision, validity, value, view, vision, vista, visual acuity, visual field, visual sense, volume, way, wide berth, wideness, width, zoom binoculars
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Scoop net
scoop out
scoop shot
scoop shovel
scoop up
Scoop wheel
-- Scope --
Scopes trial
Scophthalmus aquosus
Scophthalmus rhombus
Scopolia carniolica
Scops owl
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