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surveying

verb
present participle of survey

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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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  • glancing (at or over)
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The first known use of surveying was in 1682

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“Surveying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surveying. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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