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poll

noun

1 poll

An inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.

synonyms: canvass, opinion poll, public opinion poll.

Roget 85: numeration; numbering etc. v.; pagination; tale, recension, enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation; calculation, calculus; ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Roget 584: loquacity, loquaciousness; talkativeness etc. adj.; garrulity; multiloquence, much speaking.    jaw; gabble; jabber, chatter; prate, prattle, ... show more

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... show more

Dutch: enquete, demoscopie, opinieonderzoek, opiniepeiling, poll
Polish: ankietowanie, ankietyzacja, ankietyzowanie



2 poll

The top of the head.

synonyms: crown, pate.

Dutch: kroon, paté

3 poll

The part of the head between the ears.

4 poll

A tame parrot.

synonym: poll parrot.

5 poll

The counting of votes (as in an election).

verb

1 poll

Get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions.

synonym: canvass.

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more

Roget 609: offers one's choice, set before; hold out the alternative, present the alternative, offer the alternative; put to the vote.    use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option; adopt, take up, embrace, ... show more

2 poll

Vote in an election at a polling station.

3 poll

Get the votes of.

4 poll

Convert into a pollard:
— Pollard trees.

synonym: pollard.


Moby thesaurus: Australian ballot, Hare system, VAT, abbreviate, abridge, abstract, ad valorem duty, agenda, alcohol tax, amusement tax, ask, assessment on default, aye, ballot, ballot box, balloting place, beadroll, bean, belfry, bob ... show more.

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