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  • nounperson who is searching, investigating
  • verbinvestigate, check out

synonyms for scout

  • detective
  • recruiter
  • advance
  • adventurer
  • escort
  • explorer
  • guard
  • lookout
  • outpost
  • outrider
  • patrol
  • picket
  • pioneer
  • precursor
  • runner
  • sleuth
  • spotter
  • spy
  • vanguard
  • bird dog
  • reconnoiterer
See also synonyms for: scouting
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antonyms for scout

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  • target
  • find
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • shun
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It’s inexpensive enough to outfit an entire cub-scout troop, and even comes with three AA batteries.
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Grant said that as Cleveland scouts spoke with Civale in college, they came away impressed with how the CAA All-Academic standout at Northeastern University could recall every pitch from his recent starts.
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These scout for infrared light — a type the human eye can’t see.
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Superconducting chips interface with those cavities and are used to perform operations on the qubits and scout for errors.
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However, Ledbetter noted that “scouts have already been scouting these athletes for two years.”
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"You must promise never again to leave without permission, or this is your last scout with me," said Harry, sternly.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
So whilst we was eatin' breakfast I begins t' quiz, an', one way an' another, lets on I wanted t' see that Injun scout.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The periscope is the one part of the submarine scout equipment that is open to vision from the surface.
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I can imagine a scout standing here sending up smoke signals.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Cousin was there, seated and his head bowed on his chest, a waiting victim for the first Indian scout who might happen along.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
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WORDS RELATED TO SCOUT

  • canvasser
  • detective
  • private eye
  • recruiter
  • scout
  • talent scout
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