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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

Fiscal conservatism is just an easy way to express something that is a bit more difficult, which is that the size and scope of government, and really the size and scope of politics in our lives, has grown uncomfortable, unwieldy, intrusive and inefficient.
P. J. O'Rourke

I'm trying to broaden the scope of positive psychology well beyond the smiley face. Happiness is just one-fifth of what human beings choose to do.
Martin Seligman

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

The NSA routinely lies in response to congressional inquiries about the scope of surveillance in America.
Edward Snowden

Some calamities - the 1929 stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 - have come like summer lightning, as bolts from the blue. The looming crisis of America's Ponzi entitlement structure is different. Driven by the demographics of an aging population, its causes, timing and scope are known.
George Will
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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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