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Synonyms of scout in English:


  • 1 scouts reported the enemy's position
    lookout, outrider, advance guard, vanguard;
  • 2 a lengthy scout around the area
    reconnaissance, reconnoiter;
    exploration, search, expedition
    informal recon
  • 3 a scout for a major-league team
    talent spotter, talent scout
    informal bird dog
  • verb

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  • 1 I scouted around for some logs
    search, look, hunt, ferret about/around, root around/about
  • 2 a night patrol was sent to scout out the area
    reconnoiter, explore, make a reconnaissance of, inspect, investigate, spy out, survey;
    examine, scan, study, observe
    informal check out, case
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