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Definition 1: a large ladle - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where scoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used a scoop to serve the ice cream

(scoop is a kind of ...) a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another

Definition 2: the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) a hand tool for lifting loose material; consists of a curved container or scoop and a handle

(... is part of scoop) an excavator whose shovel bucket is attached to a hinged boom and is drawn backward to move earth

(... is part of scoop) a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

Definition 3: street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape

Definition 4: a news report that is reported first by one news organization - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where scoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) a short account of the news

"the report of his speech" "the story was on the 11 o'clock news" "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"

Definition 5: the quantity a scoop will hold - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

Definition 6: a hollow concave shape made by removing something - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bends inward

Definition 7: get the better of - [verb of competition]

Samples where scoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the goal was to best the competition

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

(... is a kind of scoop ) defeat by more skillful maneuvering

"The English troops outmaneuvered the Germans" "My new supervisor knows how to outmaneuver the boss in most situations"

Definition 8: take out or up with or as if with a scoop - [verb of contact]

Samples where scoop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scoop the sugar out of the container

Synonyms for scoop in the sense of this definition

(scoop is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of scoop ) scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface

"dip water out of a container"

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