scope

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskəʊp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/skoʊp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(skōp)

Inflections of 'scope' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
scopes
v 3rd person singular
scoping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
scoped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
scoped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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scope

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. includes a [wide, large, narrow, limited, broad] scope of
  2. is a [wide] scope of [options, possibilities, investigation]
  3. is considerable scope for [improvement, change]
  4. a wide scope to [improve]
  5. [widen, broaden, narrow, limit] the scope
  6. the [matter, issue, question] goes beyond the scope of [the investigation, his authority]
  7. this [matter] is (not) within the scope of [the investigation]
  8. (not) [understand, realize, grasp] the full scope of
  9. the scope of [work, research] includes
  10. the scope of the [book, article, project, document, report]
  11. [infrared, night, nocturnal] scopes
  12. used a rifle scope
  13. used the scope on his rifle (to)
  14. could see [him, the deer] in his scope
  15. a scope of [cable, wire, lead]
v
  1. scope out the [store, situation, market, competitors]
  2. scope out the [scene, terrain, territory]
  3. scope it out to [rob, break in]
  4. scoped her (body) out
  5. scope in on the [enemy, target]
  6. scope [properties, methods, projects]
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