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1. canvass

verb. ['ˈkænvəs'] get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions.

Synonyms

  • circularise
  • circularize
  • survey
  • canvas

Antonyms

  • foot
  • worst
  • side
  • bottom

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Example sentences of the word canvass


1. Verb, base form
Police sometimes will canvass a neighborhood, collecting evidence of the theft and taking statements.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Have those who created the survey canvass their classmates.

2. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel.

Synonyms

  • topsail
  • piece of material
  • crossjack
  • fore-and-aft sail
  • topgallant
  • press of canvas
  • canvas
  • sheet
  • foresail
  • royal
  • piece of cloth
  • mizzen course
  • headsail
  • topgallant sail
  • square sail
  • main-topsail
  • reef
  • press of sail
  • balloon sail
  • save-all
  • mainsail
  • sail
  • sailing ship
  • skysail

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • differ
  • disagree
  • derestrict

3. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents).

Synonyms

  • textile
  • tarp
  • hemp
  • tarpaulin
  • canvas
  • material
  • fabric

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • free
  • hide
  • stay in place

4. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] a tent made of canvas fabric.

Synonyms

  • circus tent
  • big top
  • Sibley tent
  • collapsible shelter
  • wall tent
  • tent
  • field tent
  • round top
  • canvas
  • top

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • unbelief
  • refrain
  • uncover

5. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete.

Synonyms

  • mat
  • canvas
  • gym mat

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • violate
  • disoblige
  • predate

6. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] an oil painting on canvas fabric.

Synonyms

  • canvas

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude

7. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.

Synonyms

  • poll
  • exit poll
  • research
  • inquiry
  • enquiry
  • public opinion poll
  • opinion poll
  • straw vote

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack
  • start

8. canvass

noun. ['ˈkænvəs'] the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account.

Synonyms

  • setting
  • canvas
  • scope

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • sell
  • check in
  • disrepute

9. canvass

verb. ['ˈkænvəs'] consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.

Synonyms

  • check over
  • scrutinise
  • go over
  • check into
  • check up on
  • inspect
  • appraise
  • screen
  • look at
  • reexamine
  • follow
  • view
  • assay
  • canvas
  • trace
  • scrutinize
  • compare
  • anatomize
  • examine
  • study
  • check
  • suss out
  • sieve
  • sift
  • check out
  • diagnose
  • analyse
  • consider
  • survey
  • look into
  • name
  • review
  • audit
  • investigate

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • lowborn
  • uncrowned
  • raise

10. canvass

verb. ['ˈkænvəs'] solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign.

Synonyms

  • solicit
  • circularize
  • beg
  • canvas

Antonyms

  • answer
  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
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