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canvass

Synonyms of canvass in English:

verb

  • 1 he's canvassing for the Green Party
    campaign, electioneer, solicit votes, drum up support;
    North American  stump
    British informal doorstep
    North American informal be a ward heeler
  • 2 they promised to canvass all member clubs for their views
    poll, question, ask, survey, interview, sound out, ascertain the opinions of
  • 3 they're canvassing support among shareholders
    seek, try to obtain, go after, make a pitch for
  • 4 early retirement was canvassed as a solution to the problem of unemployment
    propose, suggest, submit, offer, air;
    discuss, debate, consider
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