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Another word for scout

  1. To go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

      1. To make a preliminary examination of (an area or a group, for example), usually by moving around and observing, in order to gather information, especially for military purposes:
      2. To make a reconnaissance or preliminary examination.
      3. An act of reconnoitering.
      1. A slender, flexible surgical instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity.
      2. An electrode or other device that can be placed inside something to take and convey measurements.
      3. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
      1. To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
      2. To make a detailed inquiry or systematic examination.
      1. To seek information by asking a question:
      2. To make an inquiry or investigation:
      3. To ask, especially politely or formally:
      1. To investigate systematically; examine:
      2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery:
      3. To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
      1. To search deeply and laboriously:
      2. To research or make inquiries into something:
      3. To undertake an activity or occupation undeterred by difficulty or uncertainty:
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  2. To regard with utter contempt and disdain

  3. To make fun or make fun of

      1. To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly:
      2. To test the knowledge of by posing questions:
      3. To poke fun at; mock.
      1. A foolishly annoying person.
      2. A reproach, gibe, or taunt.
      3. To taunt, ridicule, or tease, especially for embarrassing mistakes or faults:
      1. To show or express derision or scorn:
      2. To say in a derisive manner:
      1. The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
      2. The words or other products of expression used in this way:
      3. To expose to ridicule; make fun of.
      1. To treat with ridicule or contempt; deride:
      2. To imitate in fun or derision:
      3. To mimic or resemble closely:
      1. To express certain emotions, especially mirth or delight, by a series of spontaneous, usually unarticulated sounds often accompanied by corresponding facial and bodily movements.
      2. To show or feel amusement or good humor:
      3. To feel or express derision or contempt; mock:
      1. A playful or frivolous mood or manner:
      2. A playful remark; a witticism or joke.
      3. A playful or amusing act; a prank.
      1. To speak or shout derisively; mock.
      2. To abuse vocally; taunt:
      3. A scoffing or taunting remark or shout.
      1. To make taunting, heckling, or jeering remarks.
      2. To deride with taunting remarks.
      3. A derisive remark.
      1. To laugh at, speak of, or write about dismissively or contemptuously.

Another word for scout

  1. One who gathers information

      1. The act of moving about an area especially by an authorized and trained person or group, for purposes of observation, inspection, or security.
      2. A person or group of persons who perform such an act.
      3. A military unit sent out on a reconnaissance or combat mission.
      1. One that precedes and indicates, suggests, or announces someone or something to come:
      2. One that precedes another; a forerunner or predecessor:
      3. A biochemical substance, such as an intermediate compound in a chain of enzymatic reactions, from which a more stable or definitive product is formed:
      1. A detachment of troops sent ahead of a main force to reconnoiter and provide protection.
      1. One who runs, as for exercise or in a race.
      2. One who runs the bases.
      3. One who carries the ball.
      1. A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from a main force to guard against surprise attacks.
      2. The station occupied by such troops.
      3. A usually small military base established in another country.
      1. One who ventures into unknown or unclaimed territory to settle.
      2. One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development:
      3. A soldier who performs construction and demolition work in the field to facilitate troop movements.
      1. One that explores, especially one that explores a geographic area.
      2. An implement or a tool used for exploring; a probe.
      3. A person aged 14–20 who is a participant in the exploring program of the Boy Scouts of America.
  2. *A Boy Scout].

  3. *A Girl Scout