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|the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
the crowded canvas of history
the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
|an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
|a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
|a tent made of canvas fabric
|an oil painting on canvas fabric
|the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
the boxer picked himself up off the canvas
|a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
|Close inspection; careful review for verification; as, a canvass of votes.
|get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
|solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
|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
|To sift; to strain; to examine thoroughly; to scrutinize; as, to canvass the votes cast at an election; to canvass a district with reference to its probable vote.
|To search thoroughly; to engage in solicitation by traversing a district; as, to canvass for subscriptions or for votes; to canvass for a book, a publisher, or in behalf of a charity; -- commonly followed by for.