- n a detailed critical inspection
- n short descriptive summary (of events)
- n the act of looking or seeing or observing
his survey of the battlefield was limited
- v consider in a comprehensive way
- v look over carefully or inspect
He surveyed his new classmates
- v keep under surveillance
- v hold a review (of troops)
- v make a survey of; for statistical purposes
- v plot a map of (land)
- An interesting survey just out from McKinsey on how executives in Asia perceive the China market.
- Despite the buzz generated by Senator Barack Obama entering the race, the survey found that Senator Clinton would beat him for the Democratic nomination by a margin of 40% to 21%.
- A global survey finds that Americans are most likely to have tried illegal drugs.
- Jean-Claude Trichet in FinFacts Ireland
The latest economic data and survey-based indicators suggest that a strengthening in economic activity took place during the spring,Trichet said at a press conference in Frankfurt, after the ECB decided to keep its benchmark interest rate at 1%.
- Ike Skelton in The Associated Press
Rep. Ike Skelton, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, called for a "100 percent survey" of the cemetery and its operations in the wake of the scandal.
- Pete Stark in Los Angeles Times
When the Secular Coalition asked me to complete a survey on my religious beliefs, I indicated I am a Unitarian who does not believe in a supreme being,Stark said. "Like our nation's founders, I strongly support the separation of church and...