exploring in order to gain information
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To reproach, tease, taunt, etc., esp. by reminding of a fault or mistake
To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
To show or express derision or scorn:
To ridicule is to make fun of someone.
Reconnoiter is to conduct a military mission to observe something or someone or to find something out.
To venture into (an area) or prepare (a way):
Patrol is defined as to regularly guard an area.
To watch attentively:
To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
To serve as a guide for; conduct.
To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
To search carefully, systematically, or scientifically for oil, minerals, treasure, etc.
To regard or treat with haughty contempt:
The definition of despise is to strongly dislike, or to treat with scorn.
To view with contempt; despise.
To imitate or mimic, as in fun or derision; burlesque
To feel a triumphant or exultant sense of well-being:
To make fun of (a person or thing) in a rude, sarcastic manner; mock; taunt; scoff (at)
Gibe is defined as to jeer or make fun of.
To explore (a wound, etc.) with a probe
To carry out an examination or investigation
To learn or discover by careful research or investigation:
To undertake an activity or occupation undeterred by difficulty or uncertainty:
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To ignore; neglect
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
The definition of survey is to carefully review, make a detailed report of, or measure a piece of land to find out its boundaries.
Find another word for scouting. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scouting, like: exploratory survey, watching, spying, searching, twitting, spurning, scorning, scoffing, ridiculing, reconnoitering and pioneering.