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  Definition of vote
  1. the opinion of a group as determined by voting; "they put the question to a vote"
  2. a choice that is made by voting; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
  3. 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. the total number of votes cast; "they are hoping for a large vote"
  5. a body of voters who have the same interests; "he failed to get the Black vote"
  6. 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. bring into existence or make available by vote; "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
  8. express a choice or opinion; "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
  9. express one''s choice or preference by vote; "vote the Democratic ticket"
  10. be guided by in voting; "vote one''s conscience"
Similar Words: ballot, voting, balloting, right to vote, suffrage, voter turnout

 

See Also: vote in, kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out

 

Hyponyms: plebiscite, referendum, election, block vote, secret ballot, split ticket, straight ticket, multiple voting, casting vote, veto, write-in, write in, turn thumbs down, vote down, outvote, ballot, poll, bullet vote

 

Member Meronyms: electorate

 

Derivational Morphology: ballot, voter turnout, right to vote, suffrage, voting, balloting, voter, elector

 

Anagrams: veto

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: glas and glasati   Chinese: 表決 and 投票  
Croatian: glas and glasovati   Dutch: stem and stemmen  
Finnish: äänestää and ääni   French: voix and voter  
German: Stimme and wählen   Greek: ψηφίζω and ψηφοφορία  
Hungarian: szavaz and szavazás   Italian: votare and voto  
Japanese: 投票   Korean: 투표 and 투표하다  
Novial: vota and vote   Portuguese: votar and voto  
Russian: голос and голосовать   Spanish: votar and voto  
Swedish: rösta  
 
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