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Definitions for reconnoiter
ˌri kəˈnɔɪ tər, ˌrɛk ə-re·con·noi·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitreverb

    explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

Wiktionary

  1. reconnoiternoun

    An act or instance of reconnoitering.

    The pilot reported the findings of his reconnoiter.

    Etymology: From reconnoître (obsolete spelling of reconnaître), from recognoscere. Contrarily, there is also an obsolete 19th-century British English spelling reconnaitre (now reconnoitre).

  2. reconnoiterverb

    To perform a reconnaissance (of an area; an enemy position); to scout with the aim of gaining information.

    Our scout will reconnoiter the path ahead of our troops.

    Etymology: From reconnoître (obsolete spelling of reconnaître), from recognoscere. Contrarily, there is also an obsolete 19th-century British English spelling reconnaitre (now reconnoitre).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reconnoiterverb

    alt. of Reconnoitre

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconnoiter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconnoiter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • erkunden, kundschaftenGerman
  • tiedustellaFinnish
  • reconnaîtreFrench
  • felderítHungarian
  • 偵察するJapanese
  • hūhunu, ārohi, hunuhunuMāori
  • rekognosereNorwegian
  • zorientowaćPolish
  • разведка, разведывать, рекогносцировка, рекогносцироватьRussian
  • rekognosceraSwedish
  • рекогносцирувати, пластування, пластувати, пласт, розвідка, розвідувати, рекогнозцировкаUkrainian

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