Definitions of ballot

  1. To vote or choose by using a printed form, or ticket.
  2. To vote for or in opposition to.
  3. To vote by ballot:- pr. p. balloting; pa. p. balloted.
  4. To vote by ballot.
  5. To choose or elect by ballot.
  6. To choose or vote by ballot.
  7. a choice that is made by voting; " there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
  8. a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
  9. Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting.
  10. The act of voting by balls or written or printed ballots or tickets; the system of voting secretly by balls or by tickets.
  11. The whole number of votes cast at an election, or in a given territory or electoral district.
  12. To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate.
  13. A method or process of casting a vote, called voting " by ballot." The actual paper, card or machine you use to indicate your choices in an election. The total number of votes cast in an election. A list of candidates running for office.
  14. Originally, a little ball used for secret voting; a ball, ticket, or paper by which a secret vote is registered or taken; the system of secret voting by the use of a printed form; election by secret vote; also, the total number of votes cast or recorded.
  15. A little ball or ticket used in voting: the act of secret voting by putting a ball or ticket into a box.
  16. Ball or ticket used in voting.
  17. A written or printed ticket or a little ball for voting.
  18. The voting secretly by balls or tickets; number of votes so cast.
  19. A little ball, ticket, or anything used to give a secret vote; the act or practice of voting by balls or tickets; the number of votes given.
  20. A little ball used in voting; a ticket or written vote.