a detailed critical inspection
sketch, survey, resume(noun)
short descriptive summary (of events)
view, survey, sight(verb)
the act of looking or seeing or observing
"he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"
persuasion, wad, peck, ken, plenty, lot, perspective, batch, raft, quite a little, aspect, passel, purview, vision, view, muckle, mass, vista, good deal, study, stack, thought, mountain, pile, position, deal, opinion, prospect, scene, sentiment, panorama, eyeshot, sketch, flock, hatful, mickle, horizon, slew, heap, visual modality, mess, mint, sight, visual sense, spate, tidy sum, resume, great deal, pot
consider in a comprehensive way
"He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
look over carefully or inspect
"He surveyed his new classmates"
surveil, follow, survey(verb)
keep under surveillance
"The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
take after, watch, watch over, fall out, stick with, keep up, be, comply, succeed, appraise, adopt, observe, play along, abide by, travel along, come after, go over, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, come, postdate, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, espouse, review, conform to, keep an eye on
review, go over, survey(verb)
hold a review (of troops)
refresh, follow, come off, appraise, look back, go over, fall over, check into, check, check over, surveil, check up on, retrospect, check out, suss out, brush up, go off, critique, review, look into, reexamine
make a survey of; for statistical purposes
plot a map of (land)
To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country.
Round he surveys and well might, where he stood, So high above. -John Milton.
To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine.
With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed me round. -John Dryden.
To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurements, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry; as, to survey land or a coast.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To see is simply to become conscious of an object of vision; to look is to make a conscious and direct endeavor to see. To behold is to fix the sight and the mind with distinctness and consideration upon something that has come to be clearly before the eyes. We may look without seeing, as in pitch-darkness, and we may see without looking, as in case of a flash of lightning. To gaze is to look intently, long, and steadily upon an object. To glance is to look casually or momentarily. To stare is to look with a fixed intensity such as is the effect of surprise, alarm, or rudeness. To scan is to look at minutely, to note every visible feature. To inspect is to go below the surface, uncover, study item by item. View and survey are comprehensive, survey expressing the greater exactness of measurement or estimate. Watch brings in the element of time and often of wariness; we watch for a movement or change, a signal, the approach of an enemy, etc. Compare APPEAR.
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Dictionary of English Synonymes
measure and estimate (as lands or buildings)
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investigation, inquiry, study, surveys, poll, investigations, questionnaire, surveying, encuesta, investigative, investigate, enquiry, enquiries, investigating, enquête, census, inquiries, relevé, investigates, 'enquête, reconnaissance, inventory, sondage, polling, investigated, fact-finding
How to use survey in a sentence?
The labor market appears to be in good health through the June payroll survey period. This ongoing labor market resilience is important, because it underpins our forecast of a rebound in the economy during the remainder of 2015.
Aspects of the survey around job security, around savings behavior do look a lot more conservative, and it may be that there has been a budgetary tightening in the consumer sector.
Recent data from the Breeding Bird Survey suggest continuing population declines affecting starlings in England and Wales since 1995, the cause of the starling decline in the U.K. is unknown.
A bathymetric survey at the time, which only imaged relatively shallow seafloor, down to 180 meters( 330 feet) deep, did not reveal evidence of a landslide in nearby Dangerous Passage or the other waterways around Chenega, alternate explanations involving seafloor movement during the earthquake did not fit the timing and severity of the Chenega tsunami as described by eyewitnesses.
We're limited because we can't really examine how people are behaving; we just know how they say they're behaving. So that is one limitation with any self-reported survey.
Translations for survey
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- Umfrage, UntersuchungGerman
- informe, encuesta, inspeccionar, campaña topográfica, supervisiónSpanish
- tarkastaa, kartoitus, yleissilmäys, maanmittaus, tarkastus, tarkastella, katselmus, katsastaa, katsaus, määrittää, yleiskatsaus, tarkkaillaFinnish
- sondage, enquête, reconnaissance, arpentage, inspecterFrench
- tomhas, suirbhidh, tomhaisScottish Gaelic
- 調査, 見渡す, 見回す, 見廻す, 測量Japanese
- tiro whānui, rūri, wea, rūritangaMāori
- onderzoeken, rapport, rapporteren, onderzoek, enquête, inspectieDutch
- ankieta, nadzórPolish
- inspecionar, investigar, levantamento, supervisãoPortuguese
- межевать, съёмка, осматривать, обследовать, инспектирование, обзор, исследование, обозрение, обследование, межевание, осмотр, инспектировать, обозревать, опросRussian
- земљомерство, zemljomerstvoSerbo-Croatian
- granskning, besiktning, inspektionSwedish
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