English definition of “survey”
/ˈsɜːveɪ/ noun [C]
QUESTIONS › an examination of people's opinions or behaviour made by asking people questions: Holidays in the UK are becoming more popular, according to a recent survey.
BUILDING UK › an examination of the structure of a building in order to find out if there is anything wrong with it: The bank have refused a loan until we've had a survey done on the property.
LAND › when an area of land is looked at, and its measurements and details recorded, especially in order to make a map