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    survey

    survey - Dictionary definition and meaning for word survey

    Definition
    (noun) a detailed critical inspection
    Synonyms : study
    Definition
    (noun) short descriptive summary (of events)
    Synonyms : resume , sketch
    Definition
    (noun) the act of looking or seeing or observing
    Synonyms : sight , view
    Example Sentence
    • he tried to get a better view of it
    • his survey of the battlefield was limited
    Definition
    (verb) consider in a comprehensive way
    Synonyms : appraise
    Example Sentence
    • He appraised the situation carefully before acting
    Definition
    (verb) look over carefully or inspect
    Example Sentence
    • He surveyed his new classmates
    Definition
    (verb) keep under surveillance
    Synonyms : follow , surveil
    Example Sentence
    • The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing
    Definition
    (verb) hold a review (of troops)
    Synonyms : go over , review
    Definition
    (verb) make a survey of; for statistical purposes Definition
    (verb) plot a map of (land)
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