1. [ verb ] explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
Synonyms: reconnoiter reconnoitre
Related terms: observe scouting reconnaissance
2. [ noun ] (work) a person employed to watch for something to happen
Synonyms: picket sentry sentinel watch lookout_man spotter lookout
Related terms: watchman descry
3. [ noun ] (work,business) someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
Synonyms: talent_scout
Related terms: recruiter sport
4. [ noun ] someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
Synonyms: guide pathfinder
Related terms: expert hunting_guide trailblazer guide
Similar spelling:   scut