Meaning of “survey” - Learner’s Dictionary

survey

verb [ T ] uk us /səˈveɪ/
EXAMINE

to look at or examine something carefully:

I got out of the car to survey the damage.
QUESTION

to ask people questions in order to find out about their opinions or behaviour:

75% of midwives surveyed were in favour of home births.
LAND

to measure and record the details of an area of land

BUILDING UK

to examine the structure of a building in order to find out if there is anything wrong with it

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