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English noun: canvasser

1. canvasser (person) a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes


Synonymssolicitor


Broader (hypernym)petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant


Narrower (hyponym)fundraiser

2. canvasser (person) someone who examines votes at an election


Synonymsscrutineer


Broader (hypernym)examiner, inspector


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

3. canvasser (person) someone who conducts surveys of public opinion


SamplesA pollster conducts public opinion polls.
A headcounter counts heads.


Synonymsheadcounter, poll taker, pollster


Broader (hypernym)asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner

4. canvasser (person) a person who takes or counts votes


Broader (hypernym)teller, vote counter









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