Meaning of SCAN in English
n. 25B6; verb
Adam scanned the horizon : SCRUTINIZE, examine, study, inspect, survey, search, scour, sweep, rake; look at, stare at, gaze at, eye, watch; informal check out; N. Amer. informal scope.
I scanned the papers : GLANCE THROUGH, look through, have a look at, run/cast one's eye over, skim through, flick through, flip through, leaf through, thumb through.
a careful scan of the terrain : INSPECTION, scrutiny, examination, survey.
a quick scan through the report : GLANCE, look, flick, browse.
a brain scan : EXAMINATION, screening.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012