scope - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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  1. 1
    the things that a particular activity, organization, subject, etc deals with
    in scope:

    The new law is limited in scope.

    beyond/outside the scope of someone/something:

    These issues are beyond the scope of this book.

    within the scope of someone/something:

    Responsibility for office services is not within the scope of the department.

  2. 2
    the opportunity or freedom that is needed to do or develop something
    scope for:

    There is still much scope for improvement.