A choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative:
— There were only 17 votes in favor of the motion.
— They allowed just one vote per person.
Dutch: ballotage, stem, stemming, verkiezing, votum
The opinion of a group as determined by voting.
A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment:
— American women got the vote in 1920.
Polish: czynne prawo wyborcze
A body of voters who have the same interests.
The total number of voters who participated:
— They are expecting a large vote.
synonym: voter turnout.
Express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote.
Dutch: kiezen, stemmen
Express one's choice or preference by vote.
Express a choice or opinion.
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
Be guided by in voting.
Bring into existence or make available by vote.
Moby thesaurus: Australian ballot, Hare system, OK, PR, absentee voting, acceptance, adherence, admiration, approbation, approval, aye, back, back up, ballot, ballot-box stuffing, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand, blessing, canvass ... show more.
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