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Definition 1: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for scout in the sense of this definition

(scout is a kind of ...) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

(... is a kind of scout ) guide to people hunting in unfamiliar territory

(... is a kind of scout ) someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees

(... is an instance of scout) the Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way

Definition 2: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for scout in the sense of this definition

(scout is a kind of ...) a guard who keeps watch

Definition 3: someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for scout in the sense of this definition

(scout is a kind of ...) someone who supplies members or employees

(scout belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 4: a Boy Scout or Girl Scout - [noun denoting person]

(scout is a kind of ...) a youthful female person

"the baby was a girl" "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"

(scout is a kind of ...) a youthful male person

"the baby was a boy" "she made the boy brush his teeth every night" "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"

(... is a kind of scout ) a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts

(... is a kind of scout ) a girl who is a member of the Girl Scouts

Definition 5: explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for scout in the sense of this definition

(scout is a kind of ...) watch attentively

"Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"

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