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English noun: canvasser

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


Broader (hypernym)petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant

Narrower (hyponym)fundraiser

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


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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