English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to glance over quickly
She scanned the advertisement pages of the newspaper.
Synonyms
glance over
,
skim
I only had time to skim over the script before I came here.
,
look over
,
eye
We eyed each other thoughtfully.
,
check
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.
Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
,
clock (British, slang)
,
examine
He examined her passport and stamped it.
,
check out (informal)
,
run over
,
eyeball (slang)
,
size up (informal)
,
get a load of (informal)
,
look someone up and down
,
run your eye over
,
take a dekko at (British, slang, old-fashioned)
,
surf (computing)
(verb) 
Definition
to scrutinize carefully
The officer scanned the room.
Synonyms
survey
He pushed himself to his feet and surveyed the room.
,
search
Armed troops searched the hospital yesterday.
,
investigate
Gas officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.
,
sweep
Her gaze sweeps rapidly around the room.
,
con (archaic)
,
scour
We scoured the telephone directory for clues.
,
scrutinize
She scrutinized his features.
,
take stock of
,
recce (slang)
(noun) 
Definition
an instance of scanning
I've had a quick scan through your book again.
Synonyms
look
She took a last look in the mirror.
,
glance
She stole a quick glance at her watch.
, , , ,
squint
They have waited a long time to have a squint inside my lovely shed.
,
butcher's (British, slang)
,
brief look
,
dekko (British, slang)
,
shufti (British, slang)
(noun) 
Definition
the examination of part of the body by means of a scanner
He was rushed to hospital for a brain scan.
Synonyms
,
scanning
,
ultrasound

Additional synonyms

in the sense of check
Definition
to examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
Synonyms
look at,
vet,
look over,
work over,
make sure of,
take a dekko at (British, slang, old-fashioned),
parse
in the sense of examine
Definition
to inspect carefully or in detail
He examined her passport and stamped it.
Synonyms
vet,
check out,
look over,
look at,
sift through,
work over,
pore over,
take stock of,
recce (slang),
look at carefully,
go over or through
in the sense of eye
Definition
to look at carefully or warily
We eyed each other thoughtfully.
Synonyms
look at,
clock (British, slang),
stare at,
check out (informal),
glance at,
gaze at,
behold (archaic, literary),
eyeball (slang),
get a load of (informal),
take a dekko at (British, slang, old-fashioned),
have or take a look at

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