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

 

Hyponyms: resurvey, eyeful, triangulate, poll, canvass, canvas, overlook

 

Grouped Verbs: pursue, follow

 

Entailments: quantify, measure, look

 

Derivational Morphology: study, consider, analyze, analyse, examine, canvass, canvas, review, go over, appraise, sight, watch, view, see, catch, take in, sum up, summarize, summarise, resume, sketch, outline, adumbrate, surveyor, surveying, inspection

 

 
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