Survey

  • 1 Survey — may refer to:Geography*Surveying, the technique and science of measuring positions and distances on Earth *Aerial survey, a method of collecting information using aerial photography *Cadastral survey, used to document land ownership, by the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 survey — survey, social survey At first, a survey was any systematic collection of facts about a defined social group, and the term is still used in this way. The term survey is therefore not necessarily synonymous with ‘questionnaire survey’, since other …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 3 Survey — Sur vey, n. [Formerly accentuated universally on the last syllable, and still so accented by many speakers.] 1. The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. [1913 Webster] Under his proud survey the city lies. Sir J. Denham. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Survey — Sur*vey , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surveyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surveying}.] [OF. surveoir, surveer; sur, sor, over, E. sur + veoir, veeir, to see, F. voir, L. videre. See {Sur }, and {Vision}, and cf. {Supervise}.] 1. To inspect, or take a view of;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 survey — [sər vā′; ] also, and for n. usually [, sʉr′vā΄] vt. [ME surveien < Anglo Fr surveier < OFr surveoir < sur (see SUR 1) + veoir < L videre, to see: see VISION] 1. to examine for some specific purpose; inspect or consider carefully;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 survey — vb view, espy, descry, behold, *see, observe, notice, remark, note, perceive, discern Analogous words: *scrutinize, scan, inspect, examine: *see, look, watch survey n *compendium, syllabus, digest, pandect, sketch, precis, aperçu …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 survey — [n] scrutiny, examination analysis, aperçu, audit, check, compendium, critique, digest, inquiry, inspection, outline, overview, pandect, perlustration, perusal, précis, review, sample, scan, sketch, study, syllabus, view; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 survey — ► VERB 1) look carefully and thoroughly at. 2) examine and record the features of (an area of land) to produce a map or description. 3) Brit. examine and report on the condition of (a building), especially for a prospective buyer. 4) conduct a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 survey — I (examine) verb analyze, appraise, consider, considerare, contemplari, evaluate, inspect, keep an eye upon, keep watch, look at, observe, overlook, oversee, peruse, reconnoiter, review, scan, scrutinize, search, spectare, study, view, watch,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Survey — Survey,der:⇨Umfrage(1) …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 11 survey — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 survey — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 study of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ comprehensive, detailed, extensive, full, in depth, large scale, major, systematic ▪ b …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 Survey — Der englische Terminus Survey ist seit einigen Jahrzehnten auch in der deutschen Fachsprache mehrerer Disziplinen gebräuchlich: in der Archäologie, der Astronomie, einigen Geowissenschaften, im Gesundheitswesen (siehe Bundes Gesundheitssurvey),… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 14 survey — A precise physical determination of the location and boundaries of real property. Surveys are performed by qualified experts called surveyors. Survey findings are reflected in documents called surveys, survey reports, or certificates of survey.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 survey — 01. A recent [survey] showed that most respondents favor freedom of choice in abortion. 02. My neighbor and I weren t sure where our properties ended exactly, so we had a [surveyor] come in to verify exactly where the border between the two… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 survey — ♦♦ surveys, surveying, surveyed (The noun is pronounced [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)veɪ[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]sə(r)ve͟ɪ[/t]], and can also be pronounced [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)veɪ[/t]] in meanings 2 and 6.) 1) N COUNT If you carry out a survey, you try to find out …

    English dictionary

  • 17 survey — sur|vey1 W3S3 [ˈsə:veı US ˈsə:r ] n 1.) a set of questions that you ask a large number of people in order to find out about their opinions or behaviour carry out/conduct a survey (=do a survey) ▪ We conducted a survey of parents in the village.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 survey — I UK [ˈsɜː(r)veɪ] / US [ˈsɜrˌveɪ] noun [countable] Word forms survey : singular survey plural surveys *** 1) a set of questions that you ask a large number of people or organizations This survey shows the percentage of single parent households in …

    English dictionary

  • 19 survey — surveyable, adj. v. /seuhr vay /; n. /serr vay, seuhr vay /, v., n., pl. surveys. v.t. 1. to take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc. 2. to view in detail, esp. to inspect, examine, or appraise… …

    Universalium

  • 20 survey — n. 1) to conduct, do, make a survey 2) a brief; comprehensive survey 3) a geodetic; topographical survey * * * [ sɜːveɪ] comprehensive survey do make a survey topographical survey a brief a geodetic to conduct …

    Combinatory dictionary