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synonyms for canvassing

  • agitate
  • consult
  • inspect
  • scrutinize
  • solicit
  • analyze
  • apply
  • argue
  • campaign
  • check
  • debate
  • dispute
  • electioneer
  • examine
  • investigate
  • review
  • run
  • scan
  • sift
  • study
  • survey
  • ventilate
  • check over
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antonyms for canvassing

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  • agree
  • go along
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use canvassing in a sentence

Technically, no state's election is finished until canvasses are completed and all recounts and challenges are settled, or dismissed.
THE TRAILER: THE 10 CRUCIAL COUNTIES, REVISITEDDAVID WEIGELNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In Nevada, the loser of the election may request a recount within three working days of the final canvass of votes, no matter the margin — but they must be willing to put down a deposit to cover the estimated cost of the recount.
HOW RECOUNTS WORK IN GEORGIA, WISCONSIN AND OTHER KEY STATESBRITTANY SHAMMAS, EMMA BROWN, JON SWAINENOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I was passing the office of the opposition editor late at night after canvassing for votes all day.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Senator Foote is actively engaged in canvassing the state, urging the same views.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The next day the canvassing begins, and it is superfluous to state that bribery and corruption are rife.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Don Mateo had patronized them all, but his canvassing campaigns on their behalf did not prove successful.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
On the morrow David started forth on a round of speech making, canvassing the entire district.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
The explanation came later when I was incidentally informed that "Willie had tried canvassing, but most of 'em backed out."
THE BUILDING OF A BOOKVARIOUS
We spent some time canvassing over the proposed cognomens, rejecting this one for one reason, that one for another reason.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
The General Elections are dreadful times; nothing but canvassing goes on night after night for weeks beforehand.
LAZY THOUGHTS OF A LAZY GIRLJENNY WREN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANVASSING

  • barnstorming
  • canvassing
  • polling
  • voting
  • campaign trail
  • campaigning
  • candidature
  • canvassing
  • door-to-door
  • politicking
  • stump
  • stump excursion
  • stumping tour
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