Synonyms of scout in English:

scout


See definition of scout

noun

1‘scouts reported that the enemy were massing at two points ahead’

SYNONYMS
lookout, lookout man, lookout woman, outrider, advance guard, vanguard, spy
avant-courier

2‘I returned from a lengthy scout round the area’

SYNONYMS
reconnaissance, reconnoitre
exploration, search, expedition
informal recce
British informal shufti
North American informal recon

3‘Brock slid the ball in from 14 yards, impressing watching scouts’

SYNONYMS
talent spotter, talent scout, recruiter
North American informal bird dog

verb

1‘I scouted around for some logs’

SYNONYMS
search, look, hunt, cast about, cast around, cast round, ferret, ferret about, ferret around, root about, root around

2‘a night patrol was sent to scout out the area’

SYNONYMS
reconnoitre, explore, take a look at, make a reconnaissance of, inspect, investigate, spy out, survey, make a survey of
examine, scan, study, observe
see how the land lies, find out the lie of the land
informal recce, make a recce of, check out, case, case the joint
British informal take a shufti round, suss out
North American informal recon