Survey Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Survey? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Related sentences, Words starting with Survey, How to pronounce? Example sentences, Synonyms, Words ending with Survey, Antonyms and more...

Survey meaning

Word: Survey

How to pronounce: ˈsɜːveɪ

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. (of a person or their eyes) look carefully and thoroughly at (someone or something), especially so as to appraise them.

Example sentences: "Her green eyes surveyed him coolly"

2. Examine and record the area and features of (an area of land) so as to construct a map, plan, or description.

Example sentences: "He surveyed the coasts of New Zealand"

3. Investigate the opinions or experience of (a group of people) by asking them questions.

Example sentences: "95% of patients surveyed were satisfied with the health service"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A general view, examination, or description of someone or something.

Example sentences: "The author provides a survey of the relevant literature"

2. An act of surveying an area of land.

Example sentences: "The flight involved a detailed aerial survey of military bases"


Synonyms:

poll

polling

interviews

study

research

checkup

examination

audit

sketch

scrutiny

inspection

review

diagnostic study

check

observation

sight

questionnaire survey

questionnaire

questionnaire design

investigation

inquiry

prospect

interview

examine

oversee

overlook

view

scan

scrutinize


Derivations:

surveying

surveyor

surveyed


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Survey in Other Languages...

Spanish: Encuesta

German: Umfrage

French: Enquête

Italian: Indagine

Turkish: Araştırma


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