1. census

noun. ['ˈsɛnsəs'] a periodic count of the population.


  • poll
  • demographics
  • statement
  • numeration
  • count
  • tally
  • listing
  • reckoning
  • counting
  • nose count
  • enumeration
  • nosecount


  • disagree
  • fall back
  • unearned run
  • earned run


  • census (Latin)
  • censeo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Census

  • canariensis
  • consensus

How do you pronounce census?

Pronounce census as ˈsɛnsəs.

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How do you spell census? Is it cencus ?

A common misspelling of census is cencus

Sentences with census

1. Noun, singular or mass
The United States Census Bureau includes income data in its census that is performed every 10 years.

Quotes about census

1. People resist a census, but give them a profile page and they'll spend all day telling you who they are.
- Max Barry, Lexicon

2. I didn't set out to discover a truth. I was actually sent to the Outer Fringes to conduct a chair census and learn some humility. But the truth inevitably found me, as important truths often do, like a lost thought in need of a mind.
- Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey

2. census

verb. ['ˈsɛnsəs'] conduct a census.


  • number
  • numerate
  • enumerate


  • distrust
  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • exclude


  • census (Latin)
  • censeo (Latin)