verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun, plural sur·veys.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of survey
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Example sentences from the Web for survey
Hispanics, notes a recent Pew survey economic issues easily trump immigration.
This study uses the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which is really a tool that tracks crimes.College Girls Are Less Likely to Be Raped Than Non-Students|Brandy Zadrozny|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That statistic is based on a survey that includes attempted forced kissing as sexual assault.
The Medical University of South Carolina released a survey of 2,000 college women in 2007.
That creates an obvious statistical issue: The results of a survey of two campuses cannot be extrapolated for the entire country.
He scratched his head, scrutinized the article he had been perusing, and took a graceful survey of the paper.
"I thought probably some more of our friends would show up," he said, after a quick survey.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Upon the geographical positions of the fixed points of the survey.
At last a servant-girl came to the open door with a broom in her hand to survey the aspect of things in general.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Suppose the grantor has declared in his deed that the land contains a hundred acres and a survey finds only fifty.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for survey
verb (sɜːˈveɪ, ˈsɜːveɪ)
- a body of surveyors
- an area surveyed