Reconnaissance vs. Reconnoiter

Reconnaissance vs. Reconnoiter — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Reconnaissance and Reconnoiter

Reconnaissancenoun

The act of scouting or exploring (especially military or medical) to gain information.

Reconnoiterverb

To perform a reconnaissance (of an area; an enemy position); to scout with the aim of acquiring information.

Our scout will reconnoiter the path ahead of our troops.

Reconnaissancenoun

the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy);

an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission

Reconnoiternoun

(American spelling) An act or instance of reconnoitering.

The pilot reported the findings of his reconnoiter.

Reconnoiterverb

explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody

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