Synonyms of scan in English:

scan


See definition of scan

verb

1‘Adam scanned the horizon’

SYNONYMS

study, examine, scrutinize, inspect, survey, search, scour, sweep, rake

look at, look someone up and down, look something up and down, stare at, gaze at, eye, watch, contemplate, regard

take stock of

glass

informal check out, recce

North American informal scope

archaic con

2‘he pulled out a leather-bound diary and scanned the pages’

SYNONYMS

glance over, glance through, look over, look through, have a look at, cast one's eye over, pass one's eye over, run one's eye over, skim, flick through, flip through, riffle through, leaf through, thumb through, read quickly, browse through

peruse

ANTONYMS

pore over


noun

1‘a careful scan of the terrain’

SYNONYMS

inspection, scrutiny, examination, survey, search

2‘a quick scan through the ‘For Sale’ pages’

SYNONYMS

glance, look, flick, browse, skim

3‘a brain scan’

SYNONYMS

examination, screening