Associations to the word «Scope»


SCOPE, noun. The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.
SCOPE, noun. A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target
SCOPE, noun. (computing) The region of program source in which an identifier is meaningful.
SCOPE, noun. (logic) The shortest sub-wff of which a given instance of a logical connective is a part.
SCOPE, noun. (linguistics) The region of an utterance to which some modifying element applies.
SCOPE, noun. (slang) Shortened form of periscope, telescope, microscope or oscilloscope.
SCOPE, verb. To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.
SCOPE, verb. (slang) To perform arthroscopic surgery.
SCOPE, verb. (slang) To examine under a microscope.
SCOPE CREEP, noun. (project management) Uncontrolled growth in the scope or requirements of a project.
SCOPE DOPE, noun. (military) (slang) (US) Officer responsible for radar
SCOPE DOPES, noun. Plural of scope dope
SCOPE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To examine; to scout; to investigate; to check out.

Dictionary definition

SCOPE, noun. An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "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".
SCOPE, noun. The state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting".
SCOPE, noun. A magnifier of images of distant objects.
SCOPE, noun. Electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca