What does write-in mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. write-in candidate, write-innoun

    a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters

  2. write-inverb

    a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot

  3. write inverb

    cast a vote by inserting a name that does not appear on the ballot

    "Many voters wrote in the names of strangers"

  4. write inverb

    write to an organization

    "Many listeners wrote in after the controversial radio program"


  1. write-innoun

    A candidate whose name is not listed on the ballot

  2. write-innoun

    A vote made for a candidate who is a write-in.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of write-in in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of write-in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of write-in in a Sentence

  1. Rita Charon:

    It’s easy to do, and something many of us do routinely, it lets the patient know what I think, and it reminds me to write in English and not in abbreviations. It reminds me to faithfully repeat what happened in that twenty minutes.

  2. Jamie Lynn Spears:

    I never want to get way from that again, no matter what I’m doing, I want to always create music and really take time for that. It’s nice and it’s fresh to take a break sometimes, but having those times where you really can just sit there and write in each phase of your life is really important.

  3. President Trump:

    Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win, the people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!

  4. Steven Taylor:

    If he was popular enough [to launch a successful write-in], he would already be the nominee.

  5. Assyrian Proverb:

    You can not write in the chimney with charcoal.


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    the act of making a noisy disturbance
    • A. rumpus
    • B. abash
    • C. affront
    • D. cleave

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