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English noun: reconnaissance

1. reconnaissance (act) the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy)


SamplesAn exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission.


Synonymsreconnaissance mission


Broader (hypernym)intelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operation


Narrower (hyponym)air reconnaissance, electronic reconnaissance, exploratory survey, recce, recco, reccy, reconnaissance by fire, reconnaissance in force, reconnoitering, reconnoitring, scouting, shufti









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