reconnoitre


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Synonyms for reconnoitre

Synonyms for reconnoitre

explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

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The 43-year-old was one of the first soldiers to enter war-torn Bosnia in 1992 as part of a reconnoitre platoon.
When Cassius, one of his generals, advised him to rest in one of Rome's frontier cities to give his troops time to acclimatize - a course of action that would also allow him to reconnoitre the Parthian positions and plan a route of advance - Crassus was furious at having his decisions questioned.
The US had used U-2 spy planes that took off from "Peshawar, Pakistan" Peshawar, Pakistan to reconnoitre sites in the "Soviet Union" Soviet Union since 1957.
If you have a consistent security system around the globe it is quite easy to reconnoitre that and predict it," the paper quoted Hutcheson, as saying.
It was partly due to his insights that, in 1951, a small British expedition went to the Himalaya to reconnoitre a possible route to Everest's summit from the southern, Nepali side--the route that eventually succeeded.
British and Afghan National Army troops came under attack, including from rockets, as their helicopters dropped them on their mission to reconnoitre a bridge in the Upper Sangin Valley.
All signs and announcements feature English and there are plenty of maps so it is easy to reconnoitre.
Indian intelligence sources said last night that reports of British citizens of Pakistani origin checking into the hotel before the attacks to reconnoitre the building were being taken seriously.
A piece in the London Gazette on January 15, 1901, read: "On the 20th October, 1900, near Zeerust, Lt Doxat proceeded with a party of mounted infantry to reconnoitre a position held by 100 Boers on a ridge of Kopjes.
Sarah Moss, associate investment agent at Savills in London, which is marketing the property on behalf of Zurich Assurance, said: "The owner has employed an architect to reconnoitre the site but apart from that they have not done much more.
King had ordered Thornton to walk the track the night before, and after the trainer had completed his own reconnoitre the pair met to discuss their tactics.
The mission was to reconnoitre the Japanese occupied island but the men ran into mishaps from the start with the kayaks of the scouting party swamped as the team attempted to land.
A Gaulish chieftain named Commius was sent across the Channel to enlist support for the Romans among the British tribes, while a trusted officer took a fast galley to reconnoitre the coast.