ambit, amplitude, area, boundary, bounds, circle, circuit, compass, confines, demesne, expanse, extent, field, latitude, limit, locus, margin, orbit, purview, range, reach, realm, region, room, space, span, sphere, spread, stretch, sweep, territory, zone
associated concepts: scope of a patent, scope of authority, scope of employment, scope of jurisdiction, scope of review
area (province), capacity (aptitude), capacity (maximum), capacity (sphere), connotation, content (meaning), contents, context, degree (magnitude), extent, gamut, intent, latitude, magnitude, opportunity, province, purview, range, region, scene, space, sphere
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Range; boundaries; the area encompassed by some concept, activity, etc.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.