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Dictionary definition for: Scope

1. (n) an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet" "the ambit of municipal legislation" "within the compass of this article" "within the scope of an investigation" "outside the reach of the law" "in t

2. (n) the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can''t do that in a university setting"

3. (n) a magnifier of images of distant objects

4. (n) electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

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