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Noun: canvassing  kan-vu-sing
  1. Persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    - electioneering, bell ringing
Verb: canvas (canvassed,canvassing, or [US] canvased,canvasing)  kan-vus
  1. Solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
    - canvass
  2. Get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
    - poll, canvass
  3. Cover with canvas
  4. Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    - analyze [N. Amer], analyse [Brit, Cdn], study, examine, canvass

Type of: beg, cover, persuasion, solicit, suasion, survey, tap

Encyclopedia: Canvassing

Canvas, West Virginia