Synonyms for survey

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : verb ser-vey; noun sur-vey, ser-vey
Phonetic Transcription : verb sərˈveɪ; noun ˈsɜr veɪ, sərˈveɪ

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Définition of survey

Origin :
  • late 14c. "to consider, contemplate" (implied in surveyance), from Old French surveeir, from Medieval Latin supervidere "oversee" (see supervise). Meaning "examine the condition of" is from mid-15c. That of "to take linear measurements of a tract of ground" is recorded from 1540s. Related: Surveyed; surveying.
  • noun scrutiny, examination
  • verb scrutinize, take stock of
Example sentences :
  • In close connexion with the Survey and Lands Department is the topic of exploration.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • Truth to tell, Burke was far from comfortable under that survey.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • After his survey he went behind the bar and got the revolver from under an overturned pail.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • “Nobody in this room could hope to escape,” was the verdict of that survey.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • I refer to the Domesday Book, or survey of the country which William caused to be made.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • The survey is wonderfully complete, and was compiled in a very short time.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • Palissy was employed to make this survey, and prepare the requisite map.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Nervously I kept to a post at one of my windows where I could survey the street.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He was, as every survey commander was, a battle-hardened warrior.
  • Extract from : « Join Our Gang? » by Sterling E. Lanier
  • The first survey for a railroad in the State of Iowa was made in the fall of 1852.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee

Antonyms for survey

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