Synonyms of survey


1. survey, study, examination, scrutiny

usage: a detailed critical inspection

2. sketch, survey, resume, summary, sum-up

usage: short descriptive summary (of events)

3. view, survey, sight, look, looking, looking at

usage: the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"


1. survey, appraise, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

usage: consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"

2. survey, examine, see

usage: look over carefully or inspect; "He surveyed his new classmates"

3. surveil, follow, survey

usage: keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"

4. review, go over, survey, inspect

usage: hold a review (of troops)

5. survey, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

usage: make a survey of; for statistical purposes

6. survey, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

usage: plot a map of (land)

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of survey (Dictionary)