Definitions for votevoʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

votevoʊt(n.; v.)vot•ed, vot•ing.

  1. (n.)a formal expression of positive or negative opinion or choice made by an individual or a body of individuals.

    Category: Government

  2. the means by which such expression is made, as a ballot.

    Category: Government

  3. the right to such expression:

    to give women the vote.

    Category: Government

  4. the total number of votes cast.

    Category: Government

  5. the decision reached by voting.

    Category: Government

  6. a collective expression of will as inferred from a number of votes.

    Category: Government

  7. a particular group of voters.

    Category: Government

  8. an expression of approval, agreement, or judgment:

    a vote of confidence.

    Category: Government

  9. (v.i.)to express or signify will or choice in a matter, as by casting a ballot.

    Category: Government

  10. (v.t.)to enact, establish, or determine by vote:

    to vote a bill into law.

    Category: Government

  11. to support by one's vote:

    to vote the Republican ticket.

    Category: Government

  12. to advocate by or as if by one's vote.

    Category: Government

  13. to declare or decide by general consent.

    Category: Government

Origin of vote:

1425–75; late ME (n.) < L vōtum a vow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vote, ballot, voting, balloting(noun)

    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"

  2. vote(noun)

    the opinion of a group as determined by voting

    "they put the question to a vote"

  3. right to vote, vote, suffrage(noun)

    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"

  4. vote(noun)

    a body of voters who have the same interests

    "he failed to get the Black vote"

  5. vote, voter turnout(verb)

    the total number of voters who participated

    "they are expecting a large vote"

  6. vote(verb)

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

    "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"

  7. vote(verb)

    express one's choice or preference by vote

    "vote the Democratic ticket"

  8. vote(verb)

    express a choice or opinion

    "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"

  9. vote(verb)

    be guided by in voting

    "vote one's conscience"

  10. vote(verb)

    bring into existence or make available by vote

    "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. vote(verb)ʊt

    to state who or what you choose in an election, competition, etc.

    Who are you going to vote for?; I've always voted Republican.; workers who voted to strike

  2. vote(noun)ʊt

    an official choice sb makes about who or what they want

    The votes are being counted.; to cast your vote

  3. voteʊt

    to ask people to vote

    They took a vote to decide.

Wiktionary

  1. vote(Noun)

    A formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities.

  2. vote(Noun)

    An act or instance of participating in such a choice, e.g., by submitting a ballot.

    The Supreme Court upheld the principle of one person, one vote.

  3. vote(Verb)

    To cast a vote; to assert a formalised choice in an election.

    The depository may vote shares on behalf of investors who have not submitted instruction to the bank.

  4. Vote(Noun)

    A person from Votia or of Votic descent.

  5. Origin: votum, a form of voveo, from h₁ewegʷʰ-. Cognate with Ancient Greek εὔχομαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vote(noun)

    an ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer

  2. Vote(noun)

    a wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage

  3. Vote(noun)

    that by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote

  4. Vote(noun)

    expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence

  5. Vote(noun)

    votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote

  6. Vote(verb)

    to express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing laws, regulations, etc., or in deciding on any proposition in which one has an interest with others

  7. Vote(verb)

    to choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office

  8. Vote(verb)

    to enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution

  9. Vote(verb)

    to declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore

  10. Vote(verb)

    to condemn; to devote; to doom

Freebase

  1. Vote

    Vote is an unincorporated community located in Brunswick County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vote' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2264

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vote' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1484

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vote' in Nouns Frequency: #597

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vote' in Verbs Frequency: #385


Translations for vote

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

vote(verb)

to cast or record one's vote

She voted for the Conservative candidate; I always vote Labour; I shall vote against the restoration of capital punishment.

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