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Verb: scout  skawt
  1. Explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    "They were immediately confronted with an order from General Jackson to scout the British camp";
    - reconnoiter [US], reconnoitre [Brit, Cdn], recce [informal]
Noun: scout  skawt
  1. A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    "the scout stayed in his box to avoid the cold";
    - lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, picket
  2. (sport) someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
    - talent scout
  3. Someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
    - pathfinder, guide
Noun: Scout
  1. A Boy Scout or Girl Scout

Derived forms: scouted, scouts, Scouts, scouting

Type of: boy, expert, female child, girl, little girl, male child, observe, recruiter, security guard, watcher, watchman

Encyclopedia: Scout