One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he's canvassing for the Green Party’
campaign, electioneer, solicit votes, drum up support
North American stump
British informal doorstep
North American informal be a ward heeler
2‘they promised to canvass all member clubs for their views’
poll, question, ask, survey, interview, sound out, ascertain the opinions of
3‘they're canvassing support among shareholders’
seek, try to obtain, go after, make a pitch for
4‘early retirement was canvassed as a solution to the problem of unemployment’
propose, suggest, submit, offer, air
discuss, debate, consider
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