What does surveyor mean?

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sərˈveɪ ərsur·vey·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surveyornoun

    an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures

  2. surveyornoun

    someone who conducts a statistical survey


  1. surveyornoun

    A person occupied with surveying -- the process of determining positions on the earth's surface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surveyornoun

    one placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector

  2. Surveyornoun

    one who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining the condition, quantity, or quality of anything; as, a surveyor of highways, ordnance, etc

  3. Surveyornoun

    one who surveys or measures land; one who practices the art of surveying

  4. Surveyornoun

    an officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger

  5. Surveyornoun

    in the United States, an officer whose duties include the various measures to be taken for ascertaining the quantity, condition, and value of merchandise brought into a port


  1. Surveyor

    Surveyor is a Didone classification digital serif typeface designed by Tobias Frere-Jones in 2001 as a custom typeface for use in Martha Stewart Living magazine. Surveyor recalls type found on maps and charts, labeling geographic features. Surveyor has a vertical axis and a high contrast of stroke weight similar to Bodoni or Didot but a less strident, more organic, structure recalling early nineteenth century faces like Bell, Scotch Roman, and Thorowgood. The italics have a slightly more extreme forward slant than is common, curved strokes often terminate in a ball, and several of the uppercase characters, A, K, N, and T have a swash stroke.

Editors Contribution

  1. surveyor

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, skills, training and qualifications to survey.

    There are a variety of surveyors in society mainly in the construction industry.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 22, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surveyor' in Nouns Frequency: #2753

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surveyor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surveyor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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