Synonyms for survey
sərˈveɪ; ˈsɜr veɪ, sərˈveɪsur·vey
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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.
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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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Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 12 votes
a detailed critical inspection
sketch, survey, resumenoun
short descriptive summary (of events)
view, survey, sightverb
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, surveyverb
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, surveyverb
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)
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
measure and estimate (as lands or buildings)
List of paraphrases for "survey":
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
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First, though the analyses are done well they demonstrate a very small correlation between digital media use and non-clinical measure of the ADHD symptoms. This means the study is a proof of concept that tells us we need very large samples when we design future studies because the possible effects are extremely small, second, the study doesn't measure either digital media use or ADHD directly. For both the study relies on survey responses provided by the student in question. It is not clear if teachers or parents would rate the children similarly or if the self-reported measure of digital screen use is correlated with either actual behaviour or higher quality survey items.
Every time we send a survey ship there, Chinese coastguard vessels harass our survey ships, that's why we had to do something.
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
One survey found that ten percent of Americans thought Joan of Arc was Noah's wife....
This survey is the first step for us in examining, in detail, the wide range of issues currently affecting participation in golf, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence available but we conducted the survey to obtain accurate data on how much of an issue pace of play is for golfers and to give us an insight into what they see as the main factors contributing to slow rounds.
Translations for survey
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- Untersuchung, UmfrageGerman
- campaña topográfica, encuesta, supervisión, informe, inspeccionarSpanish
- maanmittaus, yleissilmäys, yleiskatsaus, määrittää, tarkkailla, tarkastus, katselmus, tarkastella, katsastaa, kartoitus, katsaus, tarkastaaFinnish
- arpentage, reconnaissance, sondage, enquête, inspecterFrench
- suirbhidh, tomhas, tomhaisScottish Gaelic
- 見渡す, 見廻す, 測量, 見回す, 調査Japanese
- rūritanga, rūri, tiro whānui, weaMāori
- onderzoek, rapporteren, inspectie, onderzoeken, enquête, rapportDutch
- ankieta, nadzórPolish
- inspecionar, levantamento, supervisão, investigarPortuguese
- обозревать, инспектировать, опрос, межевать, осмотр, межевание, обследование, обозрение, исследование, обзор, инспектирование, обследовать, осматривать, съёмкаRussian
- zemljomerstvo, земљомерствоSerbo-Croatian
- inspektion, besiktning, granskningSwedish
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