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vote

noun

1 vote

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.

synonyms: ballot, balloting, voting.

Roget 480: result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [Med.]; illation; corollary, porism; moral.    estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication; ... show more

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

Dutch: ballotage, stem, stemming, verkiezing, votum
Polish: głosowanie



2 vote

The opinion of a group as determined by voting.

Dutch: stemming
Polish: głosowanie

3 vote

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.

synonyms: right to vote, suffrage.

Dutch: kiesrecht
Polish: czynne prawo wyborcze

4 vote

A body of voters who have the same interests.

5 vote

The total number of voters who participated:
— They are expecting a large vote.

synonym: voter turnout.

verb

1 vote

Express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote.

Dutch: kiezen, stemmen

2 vote

Express one's choice or preference by vote.

3 vote

Express a choice or opinion.

Roget 488: assent; give assent, yield assent, nod assent; acquiesce; agree etc. 23; receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, ... 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

4 vote

Be guided by in voting.

5 vote

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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