Synonyms for Scope:

n.

event, state of affairs, conditions, environment, situation, position, climate. ken, see, ability, check over, scrutinize, knowledge, examine, inspect, go over, purview, review, check, study, horizon, monitor. break, capacity, chance, opportunity, opening, Possibilities, the initiative, access, choice, window of opportunity. realm, sweep, swing, extension. chance (noun)
opening.
degree (noun)
plane.
extent (noun)
plane, leeway, extent, span, measure, plateau, reach, sweep, region, zone, area, dimension, length, territory, field, range, scale, space, room, neighborhood, stretch, volume, acreage.
extent or range of something (noun)
area, compass, capacity, leeway, margin, opportunity, ambit, room, span, field, purview, space, orbit, extension, play, reach, latitude.
measure (noun)
dimension.
reach (noun)
study at range, expanse.
room (noun)
Elbowroom, room.
scope (noun)
orbit, ambit, background, setting, oscilloscope, cro, compass, reach, cathode-ray oscilloscope, telescope, range.
state (noun)
setting, background.

Other synonyms:

CRO
cro.
latitude, purview, window of opportunity, capacity. horizon, opportunity, realm, chance. margin. ken, choice. opening. extension. break. breadth
expanse.

Usage examples for scope

  1. " I should like to have the scope of my powers as the officer of this expedition a little more definitely defined, Captain Breaker," continued the first lieutenant. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  2. What, I wonder, was the thought of the little creatures as their comfortable world was suddenly shattered by some vast, inexplicable power beyond the scope of their vision and understanding? – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  3. We may safely assume, then, that he had not sufficient material to communicate; plans definite enough in general scope and detailed incident to give a true conception of his whole idea were lacking. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds