HyperDic: canvasser

English > 4 senses of the word canvasser:
NOUNperson canvasser, solicitora petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
person canvasser, scrutineersomeone who examines votes at an election
person canvasser, pollster, poll taker, headcountersomeone who conducts surveys of public opinion
person canvassera person who takes or counts votes
English > canvasser: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes.
Synonymsolicitor
Narrowerfundraisersomeone who solicits financial contributions
Broaderpetitioner, suppliant, supplicant, requesterOne praying humbly for something
Verbscanvasssolicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
English > canvasser: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who examines votes at an election.
Synonymscrutineer
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderexaminer, inspectorAn investigator who observes / observes carefully
English > canvasser: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who conducts surveys of public opinion.
Synonymspollster, poll taker, headcounter
Broaderinquirer, enquirer, questioner, querier, askersomeone who asks a question
Spanishencuestador, headcounter
Catalanenquestador, headcounter
Verbscanvassget the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
English > canvasser: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who takes or counts votes.
Broaderteller, vote counterAn official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)

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