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vot·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vote, ballot, voting, ballotingnoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. votingnoun

    action of the verb to vote

  2. votingadjective

    Having an associated right for the holder to vote as an owner of business.

Wikipedia

  1. Voting

    Voting is a method by which a group, such as a meeting or an electorate, can convene together for the purpose of making a collective decision or expressing an opinion usually following discussions, debates or election campaigns. Democracies elect holders of high office by voting. Residents of a jurisdiction represented by an elected official are called "constituents," and the constituents who choose to cast a ballot for their chosen candidate are called "voters." There are different systems for collecting votes, but while many of the systems used in decision-making can also be used as electoral systems, any which cater for proportional representation can only be used in elections. In smaller organizations, voting can occur in many different ways. Formally via ballot to elect others for example within a workplace, to elect members of political associations or to choose roles for others. Informally voting could occur as a spoken agreement or as a verbal gesture like a raised hand or electronically.

ChatGPT

  1. voting

    Voting is a formal expression of preference for a candidate, proposal, or decision in a democratic process or meeting. This can be done by casting ballots, raising hands, or through electronic systems. It is a method of making collective decisions and selecting individuals for various roles, such as political office. It's a fundamental right and privilege in a democratic society where the majority decision influences the result.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voting

    of Vote

  2. Voting

    a. & n. from Vote, v

Wikidata

  1. Voting

    Voting is a method for a group such as a meeting or an electorate to make a decision or express an opinion—often following discussions, debates, or election campaigns. Democracies elect holders of high office by voting. On June 13, 2012, ICANN announced amongst others that Valuetainment Corp. was the only applicant for the operation as registry of the internet top-level- domain ".voting".

Editors Contribution

  1. votingverb

    Verb form of the word vote.

    The voting was easy, they all knew what choice they had made.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'voting' in Nouns Frequency: #2313

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of voting in a Sentence

  1. The House:

    I urge my colleagues to stand with the hundreds of thousands of people out on the Mall right now by voting for this bill, stand up and commit to creating an America that values every life.

  2. Cedric Richmond:

    All of her assignments before were not as clear cut. If you look at [ migration issues related to diplomacy at the ] Northern Triangle, look at voting rights, there was no clear way to measure success, i just reminded her that she and the President are both the biggest assets that we have.

  3. Stephanie Jones:

    Our concern rests in the possibility that the state's closure of driver license offices disproportionately constrains the ability of some residents to secure driving privileges, register personal and commercial vehicles, and obtain proper identification a critical requirement for access to essential activities such as opening a bank account and voting.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    To anyone who has ever wondered what you would have done during those defining moments that we read about in history books -- whether you would have risked arrest to demand votes for women or bled on the Edmund Pettus bridge to demand voting rights for all -- the answer is what you are doing now could be as important as anything that anyone has done before.

  5. Grace Chimene:

    The federal Voting Rights Act must be restored to ensure that every voter in Texas... has equal access to the ballot box and is protected from unfair laws and practices that make it harder for people to vote, it is a tragedy for our democracy when state leaders choose to support a partisan agenda instead of voters when writing state election law resulting in a massive rejection of vote-by-mail ballots.

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