Meaning of survey

Definition of survey

short descriptive summary (of events)
the act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"
(verb) consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
look over carefully or inspect; "He surveyed his new classmates"
keep under surveillance; "The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing"
hold a review (of troops)
make a survey of; for statistical purposes
plot a map of (land)

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