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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

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

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
P. J. O'Rourke

Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.
Edward Gibbon

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

War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.
Smedley Butler
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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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