Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A common name in Australia for a fish, Serranus geometricus.
  • noun Formerly an architect.
  • noun One who surveys or views.
  • noun An overseer; a superintendent.
  • noun A household officer; a supervisor of the other servants.
  • noun One who views and examines something for the purpose of ascertaining its condition, quantity, or quality: as, a surveyor of roads and bridges; a surveyor of weights and measures.
  • noun One who measures land, or practises the art of surveying.
  • noun An officer of the British navy whose duty it is to supervise the building and repairing of ships for the navy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector.
  • noun One who views and examines for the purpose of ascertaining the condition, quantity, or quality of anything
  • noun One who surveys or measures land; one who practices the art of surveying.
  • noun An officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger.
  • noun 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.
  • noun [Eng.], [U.S.] An officer having charge of the survey of the public lands of a land district.
  • noun See Circumferentor.
  • noun See under Level.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey
  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures

Etymologies

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to survey + -or

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