Synonyms for scout


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : skout
Phonetic Transcription : skaʊt

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Définition of scout

Origin :
  • late 14c., "observe or explore as a scout, travel in search of information," from Old French escouter "to listen, heed" (Modern French écouter), from Latin auscultare "to listen to, give heed to" (see auscultate). Related: Scouted; scouting.
  • noun person who is searching, investigating
  • verb investigate, check out
Example sentences :
  • The warning call of the scout was not uttered without occasion.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • "This must be looked to," said the scout, glancing about him with an anxious eye.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • On the other hand, the quick, roving eye of the scout seldom rested.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Heyward saw, by the manner of the scout, that altercation would be useless.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • "Ah, reason and calculation are often outdone by accident," returned the scout.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • "Beat it," repeated the young Delaware at the elbow of the scout.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Uncas took the scout by the hand, and led him to the feet of the patriarch.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • When Heyward joined him, the scout was coolly awaiting the result of this experiment.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Here the scout again halted, to consult the signs of the forest.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But their main force is not far from us now, so a scout told me.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler

Antonyms for scout

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