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    scoop

    scoop - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scoop

    Definition
    (noun) the quantity a scoop will hold
    Synonyms : scoopful
    Definition
    (noun) a hollow concave shape made by removing something
    Synonyms : pocket
    Definition
    (noun) a news report that is reported first by one news organization
    Synonyms : exclusive
    Example Sentence
    • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials
    Definition
    (noun) street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate Definition
    (noun) the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
    Synonyms : scoop shovel
    Definition
    (noun) a large ladle
    Example Sentence
    • he used a scoop to serve the ice cream
    Definition
    (verb) take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    Synonyms : lift out , scoop out , scoop up , take up
    Example Sentence
    • scoop the sugar out of the container
    Definition
    (verb) get the better of
    Synonyms : best , outdo , outflank , trump
    Example Sentence
    • the goal was to best the competition
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