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Synonyms for canvassˈkæn vəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canvas, canvass(noun)

    the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, poll, sail, canvass, opinion poll, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  2. poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass(noun)

    an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, pate, poll, sail, crown, opinion poll, canvass, poll parrot, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  3. sail, canvas, canvass, sheet(noun)

    a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

    Synonyms:
    rag, canvas tent, bed sheet, public opinion poll, weather sheet, plane, sheet, flat solid, tack, sheet of paper, sail, canvass, shroud, poll, tabloid, mainsheet, canvas, opinion poll, piece of paper, cruise

  4. canvas tent, canvas, canvass(noun)

    a tent made of canvas fabric

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, poll, sail, canvass, opinion poll, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  5. canvas, canvass(noun)

    an oil painting on canvas fabric

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, poll, sail, canvass, opinion poll, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  6. canvas, canvass(noun)

    the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, poll, sail, canvass, opinion poll, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  7. canvas, canvass(verb)

    a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

    Synonyms:
    canvas tent, poll, sail, canvass, opinion poll, canvas, sheet, public opinion poll

  8. poll, canvass, canvas(verb)

    get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

    Synonyms:
    analyze, poll, study, canvass, examine, analyse, canvas, pollard

  9. canvass, canvas(verb)

    solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

    Synonyms:
    analyse, canvass, poll, analyze, study, canvas, examine

  10. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas(verb)

    consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

    Synonyms:
    examine, contemplate, try out, psychoanalyse, consider, essay, meditate, psychoanalyze, break down, hit the books, test, learn, dissect, canvass, analyse, read, take apart, study, poll, take, try, canvas, analyze, probe, prove, see

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. canvass(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    debate, discuss, dispute, agitate, ventilate, controvert

  2. canvass(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    investigate, examine, scrutinize, sift, study, consider, follow up, inquire into

  3. canvass(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bespeak the votes of, solicit votes from

  4. canvass(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discussion, debate, dispute

  5. canvass(n.)

    Synonyms:
    examination, scrutiny, sifting

  6. canvass(n.)

    Synonyms:
    solicitation of votes

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

solicitation


Translations for canvass

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • MeinungsumfrageGerman
  • solicitar, encuesta, sondear, encuestar, solicitudSpanish
  • soliciterFrench
  • sollecitazione, rastrellare consensi, analizzare, rastrellare voti, sondare, richiesta, saggiareItalian
  • stemmen werven, soliciterenDutch

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