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canvass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of canvass

  1. 1 to go around and approach (people) with a request for opinions or information <we canvassed people all over town, asking if they would be interested in participating in a recycling program> Synonyms interview, poll, solicit, survey Related Words circularize; interrogate, question; feel (out), sound (out) Near Antonyms report

  2. 2 to talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion <canvassed all the items on the agenda> Synonyms agitate, argue, bandy, bat (around or back and forth), discuss (also canvas), debate, dispute, hash (over or out), moot, talk overRelated Words review, speak (about), talk (about); broach, introduce, propound, raise, stir up; forge, hammer out, talk out, thrash (out), wrestle (with); chew over, consider, deliberate, weigh



Variants of canvass

also canvas


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