Synonyms of surveying


1. surveying, measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration

usage: the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map; "he studied surveying at college"


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)

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