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survey

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition
  • a survey of the premises revealed that four of the exit doors were locked

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survey

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of survey (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go around and approach (people) with a request for opinions or information
  • surveyed the medical residents and found out that 60% of them don't think they get enough sleep

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2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • surveyed the books at the estate sale, fondly hoping to find a rare first edition

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  • glance (at or over)
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The first known use of survey was in the 15th century

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

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