- 1scope something (informal) to look at or examine something thoroughly His eyes scoped the room, trying to spot her in the crowd.
- 2 scope something (out) to examine something carefully before you start work on it so that you know the size of the task The information helped us scope the project. They had already scoped out project needs and costs. Phrasal Verbsscope somethingout
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NAmE//skoʊp//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scope
he / she / it scopes
past simple scoped
-ing form scoping