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1. reconnaissance

noun. ['riːˈkɑːnəsəns'] the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy).

Synonyms

  • intelligence activity
  • reconnaissance in force
  • reconnoitring
  • reconnaissance by fire
  • air reconnaissance
  • recco
  • exploratory survey
  • scouting
  • reconnaissance mission
  • intelligence operation
  • electronic reconnaissance
  • recce
  • reconnoitering
  • reccy
  • shufti

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • unintelligent
  • intelligent

Etymology

  • reconnaissance (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Reconnaissance Mission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word reconnaissance-mission


1. Noun Phrase
On Oct. 7, Burgoyne ordered 1,500 soldiers to go on a reconnaissance mission.

2. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work.

Synonyms

  • NGO
  • nongovernmental organization
  • missionary post
  • foreign mission

Antonyms

  • parallel operation
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • studio

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

3. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] a special assignment that is given to a person or group.

Synonyms

  • fool's errand
  • suicide mission
  • martyr operation
  • commission
  • charge
  • mission impossible
  • assignment
  • sacrifice operation

Antonyms

  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

4. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters.

Synonyms

  • combat mission
  • search mission
  • search and destroy mission
  • military mission
  • operation
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • nonalignment
  • finish

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

5. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] the organized work of a religious missionary.

Synonyms

  • work
  • missionary work
  • dawah

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

6. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] a group of representatives or delegates.

Synonyms

  • embassy
  • delegacy
  • diplomatic mission
  • organisation
  • deputation
  • commission
  • organization

Antonyms

  • minor surgery
  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)
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