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Meaning of RECONNOITER

Pronunciation:  `reeku'noytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
 

RECONNOITER is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: reconnoitre, scout
 
 See Also: observe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec`on*noi"ter\, Reconnoitre \Rec`on*noi"tre\
(r?k`?n*noi"t?r), v. t. [F. reconnoitre, a former spelling of
reconna[^i]tre. See {Recognize}.]
1. To examine with the eye to make a preliminary examination
   or survey of; esp., to survey with a view to military or
   engineering operations.

2. To recognize. [Obs.] --Sir H. Walpole.

 

 

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