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vote meaning and definition

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VOTE noun

Definition of vote (noun)

  1. 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
  2. the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • "they put the question to a vote"
  3. a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment
  4. a body of voters who have the same interests
    • "he failed to get the Black vote"
  5. the total number of voters who participated

VOTE verb

Definition of vote (verb)

  1. 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"
  2. express one's choice or preference by vote
    • "vote the Democratic ticket"
  3. express a choice or opinion
    • "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
  4. be guided by in voting
    • "vote one's conscience"
  5. bring into existence or make available by vote
    • "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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