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Found 4 items, similar to canvass.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: canvas kanvas
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: canvass membujuk, meneliti
English → English (WordNet) Definition: canvass canvass n 1: the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; “the crowded canvas of history”; “the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound” [syn: canvas] 2: an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people [syn: poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll ] 3: a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel [syn: sail, canvas, sheet] 4: a tent made of canvas [syn: canvas tent, canvas] 5: an oil painting on canvas [syn: canvas] 6: the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete; “the boxer picked himself up off the canvas” [syn: canvas] 7: heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents) [syn: canvas] v 1: get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions [syn: poll, canvas] 2: solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign [syn: canvas] 3: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; “analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare”; “analyze the evidence in a criminal trial”; “analyze your real motives” [syn: analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvas]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Canvass Canvass \Can"vass\, n. 1. Close inspection; careful review for verification; as, a canvass of votes. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Examination in the way of discussion or debate. [1913 Webster] 3. Search; exploration; solicitation; systematic effort to obtain votes, subscribers, etc. [1913 Webster] No previous canvass was made for me. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Canvass \Can"vass\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. canvassed; p. pr. & vb. n. Canvassing.] [OF. Canabasser to examine curiously, to search or sift out; properly, to sift through canvas. See Canvas, n.] 1. To sift; to strain; to examine thoroughly; to scrutinize; as, to canvass the votes cast at an election; to canvass a district with reference to its probable vote. [1913 Webster] I have made careful search on all hands, and canvassed the matter with all possible diligence. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. To examine by discussion; to debate. [1913 Webster] An opinion that we are likely soon to canvass. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] 3. To go through, with personal solicitation or public addresses; as, to canvass a district for votes; to canvass a city for subscriptions. [1913 Webster] Canvass \Can"vass\, v. i. To search thoroughly; to engage in solicitation by traversing a district; as, to canvass for subscriptions or for votes; to canvass for a book, a publisher, or in behalf of a charity; -- commonly followed by for. [1913 Webster]


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