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〔 ˋkænvәs 〕


〔 ˊkænvәs 〕

Overview of noun canvas

The noun canvas has 6 senses

  • canvas, canvass -- (a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents))

  • canvas, canvass -- (an oil painting on canvas fabric)

  • canvas, canvass -- (the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; "the crowded canvas of history"; "the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound")

  • canvas tent, canvas, canvass -- (a tent made of canvas fabric)

  • sail, canvas, canvass, sheet -- (a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel)

  • canvas, canvass -- (the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete; "the boxer picked himself up off the canvas")

Overview of verb canvas

The verb canvas has 4 senses

  • canvass, canvas -- (solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign)

  • poll, canvass, canvas -- (get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions)

  • canvas -- (cover with canvas; "She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks")

  • analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives")