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Recce vs. Survey

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Reccenoun

Reconnaissance.

Surveynoun

The act of surveying; a general view.

Recceadjective

Relating to reconnaissance.

Surveynoun

A particular view; an examination, especially an official examination, of a particular group of items, in order to ascertain the condition, quantity, or quality.

‘A survey of the stores of a ship; a survey of roads and bridges; a survey of buildings.’;

Recceverb

Reconnoitre.

Surveynoun

The operation of finding the contour, dimensions, position, or other particulars of any part of the Earth's surface.

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Reccenoun

reconnaissance (by shortening)

Surveynoun

A measured plan and description of any portion of country.

‘The owners of the adjoining plots had conflicting surveys.’;

Reccenoun

another term for reconnaissance

Surveynoun

An examination of the opinions of a group of people.

‘The local council conducted a survey of its residents to help it decide whether to go ahead with the roadside waste collection service.’;

Recceverb

another term for reconnoitre

Surveynoun

A questionnaire or similar instrument used for examining the opinions of a group of people.

‘I just filled out that survey on roadside waste pick-up.’;

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Surveynoun

(historical) An auction at which a farm is let for three lives.

Surveynoun

(US) A district for the collection of customs under a particular officer.

Surveyverb

To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook

‘He stood on a hill, and surveyed the surrounding country.’;

Surveyverb

To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine.

Surveyverb

To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine and ascertain the state of

‘It was his job to survey buildings in order to determine their value and risks.’;

Surveyverb

To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurements, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry

‘to survey land or a coast’;

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Surveyverb

To examine and ascertain, as the boundaries and royalties of a manor, the tenure of the tenants, and the rent and value of the same.

Surveyverb

To investigate the opinions, experiences, etc., of people by asking them questions; to conduct a survey; to administer a questionnaire.

Surveyverb

To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country.

‘Round he surveys and well might, where he stood,So high above.’;

Surveyverb

To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine.

‘With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed me round.’;

Surveyverb

To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine and ascertain the state of; as, to survey a building in order to determine its value and exposure to loss by fire.

Surveyverb

To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurments, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry; as, to survey land or a coast.

Surveyverb

To examine and ascertain, as the boundaries and royalties of a manor, the tenure of the tenants, and the rent and value of the same.

Surveynoun

The act of surveying; a general view, as from above.

‘Under his proud survey the city lies.’;

Surveynoun

A particular view; an examination, especially an official examination, of all the parts or particulars of a thing, with a design to ascertain the condition, quantity, or quality; as, a survey of the stores of a ship; a survey of roads and bridges; a survey of buildings.

Surveynoun

The operation of finding the contour, dimensions, position, or other particulars of, as any part of the earth's surface, whether land or water; also, a measured plan and description of any portion of country, or of a road or line through it.

Surveynoun

a detailed critical inspection

Surveynoun

short descriptive summary (of events)

Surveynoun

the act of looking or seeing or observing;

‘he tried to get a better view of it’; ‘his survey of the battlefield was limited’;

Surveyverb

consider in a comprehensive way;

‘He appraised the situation carefully before acting’;

Surveyverb

look over in a comprehensively, inspect;

‘He surveyed his new classmates’;

Surveyverb

keep under surveillance;

‘The police had been following him for weeks but they could not prove his involvement in the bombing’;

Surveyverb

hold a review (of troops)

Surveyverb

make a survey of; for statistical purposes

Surveyverb

plot a map of (land)

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