reconnoitre


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reconnoitre

(ˌrɛkəˈnɔɪtə) or

reconnoiter

vb
(Military) to survey or inspect (an enemy's position, region of land, etc); make a reconnaissance (of)
n
(Military) the act or process of reconnoitring; a reconnaissance
[C18: from obsolete French reconnoître to inspect, explore; see recognize]
ˌreconˈnoitrer, ˌreconˈnoiterer n

re•con•noi•ter

(ˌri kəˈnɔɪ tər, ˌrɛk ə-)
v.t.
1. to inspect, observe, or survey (an enemy position, strength, etc.) in order to gain information for military purposes.
2. to examine or survey (a region, area, etc.) for engineering, geological, or other purposes.
v.i.
3. to make a reconnaissance.
[1700–10; < French reconnoître (now obsolete) to explore, Middle French reconoistre. See recognize]

reconnoitre


Past participle: reconnoitred
Gerund: reconnoitring

Imperative
reconnoitre
reconnoitre
Present
I reconnoitre
you reconnoitre
he/she/it reconnoitres
we reconnoitre
you reconnoitre
they reconnoitre
Preterite
I reconnoitred
you reconnoitred
he/she/it reconnoitred
we reconnoitred
you reconnoitred
they reconnoitred
Present Continuous
I am reconnoitring
you are reconnoitring
he/she/it is reconnoitring
we are reconnoitring
you are reconnoitring
they are reconnoitring
Present Perfect
I have reconnoitred
you have reconnoitred
he/she/it has reconnoitred
we have reconnoitred
you have reconnoitred
they have reconnoitred
Past Continuous
I was reconnoitring
you were reconnoitring
he/she/it was reconnoitring
we were reconnoitring
you were reconnoitring
they were reconnoitring
Past Perfect
I had reconnoitred
you had reconnoitred
he/she/it had reconnoitred
we had reconnoitred
you had reconnoitred
they had reconnoitred
Future
I will reconnoitre
you will reconnoitre
he/she/it will reconnoitre
we will reconnoitre
you will reconnoitre
they will reconnoitre
Future Perfect
I will have reconnoitred
you will have reconnoitred
he/she/it will have reconnoitred
we will have reconnoitred
you will have reconnoitred
they will have reconnoitred
Future Continuous
I will be reconnoitring
you will be reconnoitring
he/she/it will be reconnoitring
we will be reconnoitring
you will be reconnoitring
they will be reconnoitring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reconnoitring
you have been reconnoitring
he/she/it has been reconnoitring
we have been reconnoitring
you have been reconnoitring
they have been reconnoitring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reconnoitring
you will have been reconnoitring
he/she/it will have been reconnoitring
we will have been reconnoitring
you will have been reconnoitring
they will have been reconnoitring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reconnoitring
you had been reconnoitring
he/she/it had been reconnoitring
we had been reconnoitring
you had been reconnoitring
they had been reconnoitring
Conditional
I would reconnoitre
you would reconnoitre
he/she/it would reconnoitre
we would reconnoitre
you would reconnoitre
they would reconnoitre
Past Conditional
I would have reconnoitred
you would have reconnoitred
he/she/it would have reconnoitred
we would have reconnoitred
you would have reconnoitred
they would have reconnoitred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reconnoitre - explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
observe - watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"

reconnoitre

verb inspect, investigate, make a reconnaissance (of), see how the land lies, case (slang), survey, observe, explore, patrol, scan, scout, scrutinize, recce (slang), spy out, get the lie of the land I left a sergeant in charge and rode forward to reconnoitre.
Translations
يَسْتَطْلِع، يَسْتَكْشِف
prozkoumávat
rekognosceresondere
felderítést végez
gera yfirlitskönnun, kanna
išžvalgyti
izlūkot
keşif yapmak

reconnoitre

reconnoiter (US) [ˌrekəˈnɔɪtəʳ] (Mil)
A. VTreconocer, explorar
B. VIhacer un reconocimiento

reconnoitre

[ˌrɛkəˈnɔɪtər] (British) reconnoiter (US)
vt (MILITARY)reconnaître
vi (MILITARY)faire une reconnaissance

reconnoitre

, (US) reconnoiter
vt (Aviat, Mil) regionauskundschaften, erkunden, aufklären

reconnoitre

reconnoiter (Am) [ˌrɛkəˈnɔɪtəʳ] (Mil)

reconnoitre

(American) reconnoiter (rekəˈnoitə) verb
to make a reconnaissance of (land, enemy troops etc).
References in classic literature ?
As he was pursuing his lonely course up the Green River valley, he described several horsemen at a distance, and came to a halt to reconnoitre.
The principal aim of his journey was to reconnoitre Lake Tchad, from which he was still three hundred and fifty miles distant.
So Grandfather told his auditors, that, on General Washington's arrival at Cambridge, his first care was to reconnoitre the British troops with his spy-glass, and to examine the condition of his own army.
8DA YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Scholar 9 Horde 10 Error 11 Cypress 12 Eau 13 Singular 16 Shamrock 17 Sue 19 Cabaret 21 Donor 22 Obese 23 Eastern DOWN: 1 Ushered 2 Thorough 3 Blur 4 Chipmunk 5 Brae 6 Sense 8 Reconnoitre 13 Somerset 14 Absentee 15 Tearing 18 Scoop 20 Beef 21 Dusk QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Driving test 8 Fee 9 Pro 11 Leisure 12 Train 13 Urn 14 Tot 15 Wheedle 17 Dot 19 Wisp 21 Earn 23 Ever 25 Bang 27 Kit 29 Old hand 31 Bar 34 Oar 36 Blunt 37 Trample 38 Yes 39 Ape 40 Church bells DOWN: 1 Deer 2 Rein 3 Voucher 4 Needed 5 Total 6 Spat 7 Trio 8 Fluid 10 On tap 16 Ewe 18 Ten 20 Irk 22 Ago 24 Vintage 25 Bobby 26 Thatch 28 Three 30 Later 32 Alec 33 Rush 34 Opal 35 Alps followed
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He told them he had been part of a strong patrol that had been sent out to reconnoitre the night before.
His citation explained: "For most conspicuous bravery and initiative when with a daylight patrol sent out to reconnoitre and to gain touch with a neighbouring division.
On August 21, 1914, only 19 days after Britain declared war, pairs of scouts were sent out on bicycles to reconnoitre and report back.
The defendant had been in the shop each day that week which the prosecution said was him carrying out a reconnoitre.
In this capacity he participated in long-range patrols (usually lasting several weeks) in dense jungle and carried out cross-border raids to find Indonesian supply lines and to reconnoitre sites for ambushes.
Did not these new residents reconnoitre their environs before choosing to move in, and perhaps deciding that they might be better suited in a quiet, leafy suburb?