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scope

scope as in an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
  • "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"
  • "the ambit of municipal legislation"
  • "within the compass of this article"
  • "within the scope of an investigation"
  • "outside the reach of the law"
  • "in the political orbit of a world power"

Synonyms

  • rangechange or be different within limits; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; have a range; range or extend over; lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; feed as in a meadow or pasture; let eat; assign a rank or rating to; an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; the limits within which something can be effective; a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; a series of hills or mountains; a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; a variety of different things or activities; (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; the limit of capability; a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
  • reachthe limits within which something can be effective; an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; the act of physically reaching or thrusting out ; the limit of capability; reach a destination, either real or abstract; reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; move forward or upward in order to touch; be in or establish communication with; to gain with effort; to extend as far as; reach a goal; place into the hands or custody of; to exert much effort or energy
  • orbitmove in an orbit; the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another; a particular environment or walk of life; an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom ; the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
  • compassbring about; travel around, either by plane or ship; get the meaning of something; navigational instrument for finding directions ; an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; the limit of capability; drafting instrument used for drawing circles
  • ambitan area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
scope as in the state of the environment in which a situation exists
  • "you can't do that in a university setting"

Synonyms

  • settingthe context and environment in which something is set; the state of the environment in which a situation exists; arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted ; the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; the physical position of something; a table service for one person; a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
  • backgroundunderstate the importance or quality of; a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; the state of the environment in which a situation exists; (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear ; scenery hung at back of stage
scope as in a magnifier of images of distant objects

    Synonyms

    • telescopecrush together or collapse; make smaller or shorter; a magnifier of images of distant objects
    scope as in electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

      Synonyms

      • oscilloscopeelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
      • cathode-ray oscilloscopeelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
      • CROelectronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities