Canvassed



to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, or the like from.
to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry; discuss; debate.
to solicit votes, opinions, or the like.
a soliciting of votes, orders, or the like.
a campaign for election to government office.
close inspection; scrutiny.
Contemporary Examples

Alec Baldwin Uncensored: On His HBO Doc, Bloomberg, Polanski, and The New York Times Marlow Stern October 21, 2013
How It Played in the Gulf Rick Outzen June 15, 2010
Mystery Dublin Girl May Have Been Victim Of Sex Trafficking Tom Sykes November 4, 2013
15 Most Important Economic Journalists Tunku Varadarajan October 2, 2010
My Former Life As a Kahanist Posterboy Zack Parker June 16, 2013

Historical Examples

Victor Hugo: His Life and Works G. Barnett Smith
Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete Albert Bigelow Paine
Mary Lamb Anne Burrows Gilchrist
Great Astronomers R. S. Ball
Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith

verb
to solicit votes, orders, advertising, etc, from
to determine the feelings and opinions of (voters before an election, etc), esp by conducting a survey
to investigate (something) thoroughly, esp by discussion or debate
(mainly US) to inspect (votes) officially to determine their validity
noun
a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc
close inspection; scrutiny
v.

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