Scope vs Breadth - What's the difference?

scope | breadth |

Scope is a synonym of breadth.


As nouns the difference between scope and breadth

is that scope is the breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain while breadth is the extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.

As a verb scope

is to perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

scope

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The breadth, depth or reach of a subject; a domain.
  • A device used in aiming a projectile, through which the person aiming looks at the intended target
  • (computing) The region of program source in which an identifier is meaningful.
  • (logic) The shortest sub-wff of which a given instance of a logical connective is a part.
  • (linguistics) The region of an utterance to which some modifying element applies.
  • the scope of an adverb
  • (slang) Shortened form of periscope, telescope, microscope or oscilloscope.
  • Derived terms

    * scopeless

    Verb

    (scop)
  • To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out .
  • (slang) To perform arthroscopic surgery.
  • The surgeon will scope the football player's knee to repair damage to a ligament.
  • (slang) To examine under a microscope.
  • The entomologist explained that he could not tell what species of springtail we were looking at without scoping it.

    Anagrams

    * copes * copse ----

    breadth

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The extent or measure of how broad or wide something is.
  • A piece of fabric of standard width.
  • Scope or range, especially of knowledge or skill.
  • (math) (graph theory ) the length of the longest path between two vertices on a graph
  • Synonyms

    * (extent or measure of how broad something is) width * (piece of fabric of standard width) * (scope or range) extent, range, scope, size

    Derived terms

    * acre breadth * bizygomatic breadth * breadth of accommodation * breadthen * breadth-first search * breadth-first traversal * breadth-height index * breadth index * breadth indicator * breadthless * breadth-line * breadth of effect * breadth of market * breadth-of-market theory * breadth of mind * breadth of the market * breadth of tone * breadth-riders * breadthways * breadthwise * curve of constant breadth * finger-breadth, fingerbreadth * finger's breadth * foot-breadth, footbreadth * hairbreadth * hair's breadth, hairsbreadth * handbreadth, hand's breadth, handsbreadth * index of breadth * straw-breadth, straw's breadth