Scope is range of understanding, thought or action.(noun)
An example of scope is someone having the ability to run a marathon.
See scope in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: It scopo < L scopus, goal, target < Gr skopos, a mark, spy, watcher < base of skopein, to see, altered by metathesis < IE base *spe-, to peer, look carefully > spy, L specere, to see
Origin: LL -scopium < Gr -skopion < skopein: see scope
See scope in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Italian scopo, aim, purpose
Origin: , from Greek skopos, target, aim; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: New Latin -scopium
Origin: , from Greek -skopion
Origin: , from skopein, to see; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
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