Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun survey

3 senses of survey

Sense 1
survey, study -- (a detailed critical inspection)
       => examination, scrutiny -- (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))

Sense 2
sketch, survey, resume -- (short descriptive summary (of events))
       => summary, sum-up -- (a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions")

Sense 3
view, survey, sight -- (the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited")
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb survey

6 senses of survey

Sense 1
survey, appraise -- (consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting")
       => analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives")

Sense 2
survey -- (look over carefully or inspect; "He surveyed his new classmates")
       => examine, see -- (observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country")

Sense 3
surveil, follow, survey -- (keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing")

Sense 4
review, go over, survey -- (hold a review (of troops))
       => inspect -- (look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully")

Sense 5
survey -- (make a survey of; for statistical purposes)
       => analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives")

Sense 6
survey -- (plot a map of (land))
       => calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

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