What does ballot box mean?

Definitions for ballot box

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ballot box.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballot box(noun)

    a box where voters deposit their ballots


  1. ballot box(Noun)

    A sealed box with a slit, into which a voter puts his completed voting slip

  2. ballot box(Noun)

    The process or method of voting


  1. Ballot box

    A ballot box is a temporarily sealed container, usually square box though sometimes a tamper resistant bag, with a narrow slot in the top sufficient to accept a ballot paper in an election but which prevents anyone from accessing the votes cast until the close of the voting period.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballot box in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballot box in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Dilma Rousseff:

    I can resist threats ... No one will take away the legitimacy I won at the ballot box.

  2. Carly Fiorina:

    Last Tuesday we had a primary, and I walked into the ballot box, i saw my name on the ballot, and it was kind of a thrill, but I checked the box for Ted Cruz.

  3. Marcy Stetch:

    Republicans' extreme abortion ban legislation is a prime example of how far to the right the Republican Party has moved, women are watching and will hold them accountable at the ballot box.

  4. Idris Baluken:

    Instead of enthusiasm for the ballot box there is the silence of the coffins, less than a week to the election, and everywhere in Kurdistan is under the shadow of guns and the sound of warplanes.

  5. Walter Bagehot:

    Under a Presidential government, a nation has, except at the electing moment, no influence; it has not the ballot-box before it; its virtue is gone, and it must wait till its instant of despotism again returns.

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