Textual thesaurus for "canvass"

(noun) canvas

a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

(noun) canvas

the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

the boxer picked himself up off the canvas

(noun) canvas

an oil painting on canvas fabric

(noun) canvas, canvas tent

a tent made of canvas fabric

(noun) sail, sheet, canvas

a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

(noun) public opinion poll, poll, opinion poll

an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

(noun) canvas

the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

the crowded canvas of history; the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound

(verb) study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas

consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

(verb) poll, canvas

get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

(verb) canvas

solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign