Definition of "Survey" :
noun: a detailed critical inspection
noun: the act of looking or seeing or observing
"His survey of the battlefield was limited."
noun: short descriptive summary (of events)
verb: consider in a comprehensive way
verb: plot a map of (land)
verb: make a survey of; for statistical purposes
verb: hold a review (of troops)
verb: look over carefully or inspect
"He surveyed his new classmates."
verb: keep under surveillance