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    canvass - Dictionary definition and meaning for word canvass

    Definition
    (noun) the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    Synonyms : canvas
    Example Sentence
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
    Definition
    (noun) an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people Definition
    (noun) a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    Synonyms : canvas , sail , sheet
    Definition
    (noun) a tent made of canvas fabric
    Synonyms : canvas , canvas tent
    Definition
    (noun) an oil painting on canvas fabric
    Synonyms : canvas
    Definition
    (noun) the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
    Synonyms : canvas
    Example Sentence
    • the boxer picked himself up off the canvas
    Definition
    (noun) a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    Synonyms : canvas
    Definition
    (verb) get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
    Synonyms : canvas , poll
    Definition
    (verb) solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
    Synonyms : canvas
    Definition
    (verb) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    Synonyms : analyse , analyze , canvas , examine , study
    Example Sentence
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canvass

In Sri Lankan Cricket team there is a player with Name Chaminda Vas. Suppose if selectors will say "Can Vas play the next Tournament ?" They are looking for votes

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just to complete what r4nj33t want to menation..if selectors will say "Can Vas play the next Tournament??" What are they ..are seeking our OPINION.OR VOTES IN FAVOUR OF THEM.

on CANVASS u always draw a picture and say ur opinions...

The congressman is going to KANSAS city to CANVASS for votes and CANVASS people's opinions about their needs and wants

imagine a politician asking for vote beneath canvas tent

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