Meaning of “survey” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsɜːveɪ/

B2 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.

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.

an examination of an area of land in which its measurements and details are recorded, especially in order to make a map

(Definition of “survey noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)