scope

  • 21 scope — noun 1 opportunity ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ In her new house she had full scope for her passion for gardening. ▪ ample, considerable, enormous, great, huge …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 22 scope — scope1 W3 [skəup US skoup] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Italian; Origin: scopo purpose , from Greek skopos] 1.) [U] the range of things that a subject, activity, book etc deals with scope of ▪ the need to define the scope of the investigation ▪ measures …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 scope — 01. The commission has been instructed to widen the [scope] of its investigation. 02. The government appointed ethics committee has been authorized to widen the [scope] of its investigation to include a discussion of new reproductive technologies …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 24 scope — scope1 [ skoup ] noun uncount ** 1. ) the things that a particular activity, organization, subject, etc. deals with: in scope: The new law is limited in scope. beyond/outside the scope of someone/something: These issues are beyond the scope of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 25 scope — I UK [skəʊp] / US [skoʊp] noun [uncountable] ** 1) the things that a particular activity, organization, subject, etc deals with in scope: The new law is limited in scope. beyond/outside the scope of someone/something: These issues are beyond the… …

    English dictionary

  • 26 -scope — comb. form forming nouns denoting: 1 a device looked at or through (kaleidoscope; telescope). 2 an instrument for observing or showing (gyroscope; oscilloscope). Derivatives: scopic comb. form forming adjectives. Etymology: from or after mod.L… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 27 scope — Intuitively the scope of an operator is the part of an expression over which it holds its effect. The scope of ‘+’ in ‘(3 + 5) × 7’ would be the sum in the brackets, whereas the scope of ‘×’ is the whole expression. In a formal system the scope… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 28 scope — 1 noun (U) 1 the range of things that a subject, activity, book etc deals with: a repertoire of extraordinary scope | beyond/within the scope of: The politics of the country is really beyond the scope of a tourist book like this. | widen/broaden… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 scope — {{11}}scope (n.1) extent, 1530s, room to act, from It. scopo aim, purpose, object, thing aimed at, mark, target, from L. scopus, from Gk. skopos aim, target, watcher, from PIE *spek to observe (Cf. Skt. spasati sees; Avestan spasyeiti spies; Gk …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 30 scope — scopeless, adj. /skohp/, n., v., scoped, scoping. n. 1. extent or range of view, outlook, application, operation, effectiveness, etc.: an investigation of wide scope. 2. space for movement or activity; opportunity for operation: to give one s… …

    Universalium

  • 31 scope — [[t]sko͟ʊp[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N for n, N to inf If there is scope for a particular kind of behaviour or activity, people have the opportunity to behave in this way or do that activity. He believed in giving his staff scope for initiative...… …

    English dictionary

  • 32 SCOPE — Dans le domaine de l informatique industrielle et des télécommunications, SCOPE (ou SCOPE Alliance) est une association d industriels créée en janvier 2006 afin d accélérer le développement et la mise sur le marché de plates formes destinées aux… …

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  • 33 Scope — A project management term for the combined objectives and requirements necessary to complete a project. Properly defining the scope of a project allows a manager to estimate costs and the time required to finish the project. Scope can involve a… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 34 scope — [[t]skoʊp[/t]] n. v. scoped, scop•ing 1) extent or range of view, outlook, application, operation, effectiveness, etc.: an investigation of wide scope[/ex] 2) opportunity or freedom for movement or activity: to give one s fancy full scope[/ex] 3) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35 scope — Synonyms and related words: a leg up, actionability, affective meaning, ambit, amount, ample scope, amplitude, applicability, area, bearing, bigness, binoculars, blank check, body, breadth, bulk, caliber, capacity, carry, carte blanche, chance,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 36 scope*/ — [skəʊp] noun [U] 1) the things that a particular activity, organization, subject etc deals with Syn: range The new law is limited in scope.[/ex] These issues are beyond the scope of this book.[/ex] Responsibility for office services is not within …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 37 scope — 1) vb American to look at, examine. A vogue term among adolescents since the 1980s, it is heard on college campuses and is in use among the neo Valley Girls featured in the 1995 US film, Clueless. In black speech scope on (something/someone) is a …

    Contemporary slang

  • 38 scope — /skoʊp / (say skohp) noun 1. extent or range of view, outlook, application, operation, effectiveness, etc.: an investigation of wide scope. 2. space for movement or activity; opportunity for operation: to give one s fancy full scope. 3. extent in …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 39 scope — 1. n. 1 a the extent to which it is possible to range; the opportunity for action etc. (this is beyond the scope of our research). b the sweep or reach of mental activity, observation, or outlook (an intellect limited in its scope). 2 Naut. the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 40 scope — scope1 noun 1》 the extent of the area or subject matter that something deals with or to which it is relevant: these complex matters are beyond the scope of this book. 2》 the opportunity or possibility for doing something.     ↘archaic a purpose… …

    English new terms dictionary


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