What does Scout mean?

Definitions for Scout
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Scout.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket(noun)

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

  2. Scout(noun)

    a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

  3. scout, talent scout(noun)

    someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)

  4. scout, pathfinder, guide(verb)

    someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

  5. scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre(verb)

    explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

GCIDE

  1. Scout(n.)

    A boy scout or girl scout (which see, above).

  2. Origin: [OF. escoute scout, spy, fr. escouter, escolter, to listen, to hear, F. couter, fr. L. auscultare, to hear with attention, to listen to. See Auscultation.]

Wiktionary

  1. scout(Noun)

    A swift sailing boat.

  2. scout(Noun)

    A projecting rock.

  3. scout(Noun)

    A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information about the enemy and ground.

  4. scout(Noun)

    The act of scouting or reconnoitering.

  5. scout(Noun)

    A member of any number of youth organizations belonging to the international scout movement, such as the Boy Scouts of America or Girl Scouts of the United States.

  6. scout(Noun)

    A person who assesses and/or recruits others; especially, one who identifies promising talent on behalf of a sports team.

  7. scout(Noun)

    A college student's or undergraduate's servant; -- so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip.

  8. scout(Noun)

    A fielder in a game for practice.

  9. scout(Noun)

    , A term used until 1920's of a fighter aircraft.

  10. scout(Verb)

    To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology.

  11. scout(Verb)

    To explore a wide terrain, as on a search.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scout(noun)

    a swift sailing boat

  2. Scout(noun)

    a projecting rock

  3. Scout(verb)

    to reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology

  4. Scout(noun)

    a person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy

  5. Scout(noun)

    a college student's or undergraduate's servant; -- so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip

  6. Scout(noun)

    a fielder in a game for practice

  7. Scout(noun)

    the act of scouting or reconnoitering

  8. Scout(verb)

    to observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout

  9. Scout(verb)

    to pass over or through, as a scout; to reconnoiter; as, to scout a country

  10. Scout(verb)

    to go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout

  11. Origin: [OF. escoute scout, spy, fr. escouter, escolter, to listen, to hear, F. couter, fr. L. auscultare, to hear with attention, to listen to. See Auscultation.]

Freebase

  1. Scout

    The Scout family of rockets were American launch vehicles designed to place small satellites into orbit around the Earth. The Scout multistage rocket was the first orbital launch vehicle to be entirely composed of solid fuel stages. The original Scout was designed in 1957 at the NACA Langley center. Scouts were used from 1961 until 1994. To enhance reliability the development team opted to use "off the shelf" hardware, originally produced for military programs. According to the NASA fact sheet: ... the first stage motor was a combination of the Jupiter Senior and the Navy Polaris; the second stage came from the Army MGM-29 Sergeant; and the third and fourth stage motors were designed by Langley engineers who adapted a version of the Navy Vanguard. The first successful orbital launch of a Scout, on February 16, 1961, delivered Explorer 9, a 7-kg satellite used for atmospheric density studies, into orbit. The final launch of a Scout, using a Scout G-1, was on May 9, 1994. The payload was the Miniature Sensor Technology Integration 2 military spacecraft with a mass of 163 kg, which remained in orbit until 1998.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scout

    skowt, n. one sent out to bring in tidings, observe the enemy, &c.: a spy: a sneak: in cricket, a fielder: the act of watching: a bird of the auk family: a college servant at Oxford, the same as gyp in Cambridge and skip in Dublin.—v.t. to watch closely.—n. Scout′-mas′ter, an officer who has the direction of army scouts. [O. Fr. escoute—escouter (It. ascoltare)—L. auscultāre, to listen—auris, the ear.]

  2. Scout

    skowt, v.t. to sneer at: to reject with disdain.—adv. Scout′ingly, sneeringly. [Scand.,—Ice. skúta, skúti, a taunt—skjóta, to shoot.]

  3. Scout

    skowt, v.i. (Scot.) to pour forth a liquid forcibly, esp. excrement.—n. the guillemot.

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How to say Scout in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Scout in a Sentence

  1. Megan Ferland:

    Girl Scouts is for every girl, and every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to.

  2. Jack Benny:

    A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid.

  3. Jennifer Koebele:

    Another example is Girls Go Techbridge, which partners with Girl Scout Councils to provide training, resources, and support.

  4. Thomas Robb:

    Our members don’t stand out, they don’t walk around giving Nazi salutes. They might be your next door neighbor or Cub Scout leader.

  5. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    I have had a lifelong commitment to the Scouts and support the previous membership policy because it protected children and advanced Scout values.

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Translations for Scout

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  • كشافArabic
  • skaut, zvědCzech
  • talentspejder, spejderDanish
  • Kundschafterin, Pfadfinder, Pfadfinderin, auskundschaften, ausspähen, spähen, Kundschafter, Späher, Späherin, aufklären, beobachten, erkundenGerman
  • skoltoEsperanto
  • explorarSpanish
  • skautEstonian
  • partiointi, partiolainen, partioida, tiedustelija, tiedustelu, kykyjenmetsästäjäFinnish
  • skótiFaroese
  • éclaireur, reconnaître le terrain, aller en reconnaissance, reconnaissance, scout, partir en reconnaissance, explorerFrench
  • cserkészHungarian
  • pramukaIndonesian
  • flokksmeðlimurIcelandic
  • esploratore, esplorare, perlustrare, ricognizione, ScoutItalian
  • スカウト, 斥候Japanese
  • exploratorLatin
  • matatauaMāori
  • извидување, извидувач, извидува, извидникMacedonian
  • verkenner, scout, verkenning, padvinder, talentenjagerDutch
  • scoutNorwegian
  • harcerz, skaut, skautka, harcerka, harcownikPolish
  • batimento, escoteiro, batedor, olheiro, baterPortuguese
  • скаут, пионерка, разведка, бойска́ут, пионер, отвергать, пренебрегать, разведчикRussian
  • scoutSwedish
  • keşfetmekTurkish
  • jiboskotan, hiboskotan, boskotanVolapük

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