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Definition of Surveyor


  1. One placed to superintend others; an overseer; an inspector.
  2. 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. One who surveys or measures land; one who practices the art of surveying.
  4. An officer who ascertains the contents of casks, and the quantity of liquors subject to duty; a gauger.
  5. 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.

Surveyor Translations

surveyor in Spanish is agrimensor