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canvassed

verb
variants: also canvased
past tense of canvass

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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

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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

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“Canvassed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/canvassed. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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