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Noun scout has 3 senses
  1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket - a person employed to watch for something to happen
    --1 is a kind of watchman, watcher, security guard
  2. scout, talent scout - someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
    --2 is a kind of recruiter
    Derived form: verb scout1
  3. scout, pathfinder, guide - someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
    --3 is a kind of expert
    --3 has particulars: hunting guide; trailblazer
    Derived form: verb scout1
Verb scout has 1 sense
  1. scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitre - explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    --1 is one way to observe
    Derived forms: noun scout3, noun scout2, noun scouter1, noun scouting1
    Sample sentences:
    The men scout the area for animals
    The men scout for animals in the area
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