Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scout

4 senses of scout

Sense 1
lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket -- (a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event)
       => watchman, watcher, security guard -- (a guard who keeps watch)

Sense 2
Scout -- (a Boy Scout or Girl Scout)
       => male child, boy -- (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")
       => female child, girl, little girl -- (a youthful female person; "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle")

Sense 3
scout, talent scout -- (someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports))
       => recruiter -- (someone who supplies members or employees)

Sense 4
scout, pathfinder, guide -- (someone who can find paths through unexplored territory)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scout

1 sense of scout

Sense 1
scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre -- (explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody)
       => observe -- (watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals")

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