Synonyms for scope


Grammar : Noun
Spell : skohp
Phonetic Transcription : skoʊp

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Définition of scope

Origin :
  • "extent," 1530s, "room to act," from Italian scopo "aim, purpose, object, thing aimed at, mark, target," from Latin scopus, from Greek skopos "aim, target, watcher," from PIE *spek- "to observe" (cf. Sanskrit spasati "sees;" Avestan spasyeiti "spies;" Greek skopein "behold, look, consider," skeptesthai "to look at;" Latin specere "to look at;" Old High German spehhon "to spy," German spähen "to spy"). Sense of "distance the mind can reach, extent of view" first recorded c.1600.
  • noun extent or range of something
Example sentences :
  • Its scope has grown with the significance of its contributors.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee
  • Its scope, how limited.feeling as might mark the features for supernatural.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume II (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • Who could measure the scope of its influence and tell where that influence will end!
  • Extract from : « The American Missionary--Volume 39, No. 02, February, 1885 » by Various
  • This is an indispensable operation but we must not exaggerate its scope.
  • Extract from : « Introduction to the Study of History » by Charles V. Langlois
  • It is necessary, then, to inquire as to the scope of this chapter.
  • Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper
  • Henderson opened the door, and only then did he begin to realize the scope his rays must have!
  • Extract from : « Such Blooming Talk » by L. Major Reynolds
  • Here is a vista for imagination, here is scope for at least fifty years to come.
  • Extract from : « Tales Of The Trains » by Charles James Lever
  • Giotto went further, and extended his scope to the world at large.
  • Extract from : « Six Centuries of Painting » by Randall Davies
  • How many states there are in it, what are its natural resources, scope, and boundaries.
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Handbook » by Boy Scouts of America
  • The scope also concentrates like a burning-glass and magnifies the power of the light.
  • Extract from : « They Twinkled Like Jewels » by Philip Jos Farmer

Antonyms for scope

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