Synonyms of scan in English:



  • 1 Adam scanned the horizon his eyes were scanning her face
    study, examine, scrutinize, inspect, survey, search, scour, sweep, rake; look at, look someone/something up and down, stare at, gaze at, eye, watch, contemplate, regard; take stock of; Huntingglass
    informal check out, recce
    North American informal scope
    archaic con
  • 2 he pulled out a leather-bound diary and scanned the pages
    [Antonyms] pore over
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  • 1 a careful scan of the terrain
    inspection, scrutiny, examination, survey, search
  • 2 a quick scan through the ‘For Sale’ pages
    glance, look, flick, browse, skim
  • 3 a brain scan
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