- n. 调查；测量；审视；纵览
- vt. 调查；勘测；俯瞰
- vi. 测量土地
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1. supervise => survey.
来自盎格鲁法语 surveier,俯看，俯视，来自拉丁语 supervidere,俯看，监督，来自 super,在上， -vid,看，词源同 video,supervise.后引申词义测量，测绘等。
- survey:  To survey something is etymologically to ‘oversee’ it. The word comes via Anglo-Norman surveier from medieval Latin supervidēre, a compound verb formed from the prefix super- ‘over’ and vidēre ‘see’ (source of English view, vision, etc).
=> view, vision
- survey (v.)
- c. 1400, "to consider, contemplate," from Anglo-French surveier, Old French sorveoir "look (down) at, look upon, notice; guard, watch," from Medieval Latin supervidere "oversee" (see supervise). Meaning "examine the condition of" is from mid-15c. That of "to take linear measurements of a tract of ground" is recorded from 1540s. Related: Surveyed; surveying; surveyance (late 14c.).
- survey (n.)
- late 15c., survei, "oversight, supervision," from survey (v.). The meaning "act of viewing in detail" is from 1540s. Meaning "systematic collection of data on opinions, etc." is attested from 1927.
- 1. Its own estimate of three hundred tallies with that of another survey.
- 2. Scarborough Council commissioned geological experts earlier this year to survey the cliffs.
- 3. Our survey revealed that these allergies were mainly one-offs.
- 4. A survey of 57 hospitals by Newchurch, a consultancy, reveals striking improvements.
- 5. Peter Ward is a seismologist with the US Geological Survey.
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