resurvey

verb
re·​sur·​vey | \ (ˌ)rē-sər-ˈvā How to pronounce resurvey (audio) , -ˈsər-ˌvā \
resurveyed; resurveying

Definition of resurvey

transitive verb

: to survey (something or someone) again He had streets resurveyed to make sure that roads were properly straight …Geographical Review … discovered that when newlywed couples were resurveyed after a two year period, those whose marriage had soured recalled that things had always been bad …— Dominic Beaulieu-Prévost and Antonio Zadra

First Known Use of resurvey

1609, in the meaning defined above

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“Resurvey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resurvey. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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