Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Definitions for reconnoiter
- To make an inspection or observation.
- To inspect, observe, or survey (the enemy, the enemy's strength or position, a region, etc.) in order to gain information for military purposes.
- To examine or survey a region or area for engineering, geological, or other purposes.
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Citations for reconnoiter
It was necessary to reconnoiter the corral, in order to ascertain if it was occupied.
I must ride up on that mountain, and reconnoiter; otherwise you see they might come down from the mountain.