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canvass

canvass - Dictionary definition and meaning for word canvass

Definition
(noun) the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
Synonyms : canvas
Example Sentence
  • the crowded canvas of history
  • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound

Definition
(noun) an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
Definition
(noun) a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
Synonyms : canvas , sail , sheet

Definition
(noun) a tent made of canvas fabric
Synonyms : canvas , canvas tent

Definition
(noun) an oil painting on canvas fabric
Synonyms : canvas

Definition
(noun) the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
Synonyms : canvas
Example Sentence
  • the boxer picked himself up off the canvas

Definition
(noun) a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
Synonyms : canvas

Definition
(verb) get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
Synonyms : canvas , poll

Definition
(verb) solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
Synonyms : canvas

Definition
(verb) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
Synonyms : analyse , analyze , canvas , examine , study
Example Sentence
  • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
  • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
  • analyze your real motives

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canvass

In Sri Lankan Cricket team there is a player with Name Chaminda Vas. Suppose if selectors will say "Can Vas play the next Tournament ?" They are looking for votes
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by r4nj33t

just to complete what r4nj33t want to menation..if selectors will say "Can Vas play the next Tournament??" What are they ..are seeking our OPINION.OR VOTES IN FAVOUR OF THEM.
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by preetisoni2411

on CANVASS u always draw a picture and say ur opinions...
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by srnayak17

The congressman is going to KANSAS city to CANVASS for votes and CANVASS people's opinions about their needs and wants
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by melancholica

imagine a politician asking for vote beneath canvas tent
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by alok1988

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