surview

noun
sur·​view | \ sə(r)ˈvyü \

Definition of surview

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic
: survey

surview

transitive verb
\ " \

Definition of surview (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic
: to take a general or overall view of : view as a whole

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History and Etymology for surview

Noun

Middle English survewe inspection, survey, from Middle French surveue, from feminine of surveu, past participle of surveer to survey

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“Surview.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surview. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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