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Definition of Scope

Scope

  1. That at which one aims; the thing or end to which the mind directs its view; that which is purposed to be reached or accomplished; hence, ultimate design, aim, or purpose; intention; drift; object.
  2. Room or opportunity for free outlook or aim; space for action; amplitude of opportunity; free course or vent; liberty; range of view, intent, or action.
  3. Extended area.
  4. Length; extent; sweep; as, scope of cable.
  5. To look at for the purpose of evaluation; usually with out; as, to scope out the area as a camping site.

Scope Quotations

Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
Thomas A. Edison

We've protected thousands of people in Libya; we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there's no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.
Barack Obama

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
B. R. Ambedkar

There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.
Barack Obama

It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Scope Translations

scope in French is bordure, allonge, scope
scope in German is Bereich/Oszilloskop
scope in Italian is orbita, portata
scope in Swedish is omfattning

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