Survey



verb (used with object)
1.
to take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc.
2.
to view in detail, especially to inspect, examine, or appraise formally or officially in order to ascertain condition, value, etc.
3.
to conduct a survey of or among:
to survey TV viewers.
4.
to determine the exact form, boundaries, position, extent, etc., of (a tract of land, section of a country, etc.) by linear and angular measurements and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry.
verb (used without object)
5.
to survey land; practice surveying.
noun, plural surveys.
6.
an act or instance of surveying or of taking a comprehensive view of something:
The course is a survey of Italian painting.
7.
a formal or official examination of the particulars of something, made in order to ascertain condition, character, etc.
8.
a statement or description embodying the result of this:
They presented their survey to the board of directors.
9.
a sampling, or partial collection, of facts, figures, or opinions taken and used to approximate or indicate what a complete collection and analysis might reveal:
The survey showed the percentage of the population that planned to vote.
10.
the act of determining the exact form, boundaries, position, etc., as of a tract of land or section of a country, by linear measurements, angular measurements, etc.
11.
the plan or description resulting from such an operation.
12.
an agency for making determinations:
U.S. Geological Survey.
1.
surveying.
verb (sɜːˈveɪ; ˈsɜːveɪ)
1.
(transitive) to view or consider in a comprehensive or general way: to survey the situation
2.
(transitive) to examine carefully, as or as if to appraise value: to survey oneself in a mirror
3.
to plot a detailed map of (an area of land) by measuring or calculating distances and height
4.
(Brit) to inspect a building to determine its condition and value
5.
to examine a vessel thoroughly in order to determine its seaworthiness
6.
(transitive) to run a statistical survey on (incomes, opinions, etc)
noun (ˈsɜːveɪ)
7.
a comprehensive or general view: a survey of English literature
8.
a critical, detailed, and formal inspection: a survey of the nation’s hospitals
9.
(Brit) an inspection of a building to determine its condition and value
10.
a report incorporating the results of such an inspection
11.

a body of surveyors
an area surveyed

12.
(statistics) a random sample

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