Definitions of poll

  1. To vote at a poll.
  2. To enroll; canvass; vote.
  3. To lop; clip; shear.
  4. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head; to poll a tree.
  5. To extort from; to plunder; to strip.
  6. To pay as one's personal tax.
  7. To enter, as polls or persons, in a list or register; to enroll, esp. for purposes of taxation; to enumerate one by one.
  8. To register or deposit, as a vote; to elicit or call forth, as votes or voters; as, he polled a hundred votes more than his opponent.
  9. To cut off; to remove by clipping, shearing, etc.; to mow or crop; - sometimes with off; as, to poll the hair; to poll wool; to poll grass.
  10. To cut or shave smooth or even; to cut in a straight line without indentation; as, a polled deed. See Dee poll.
  11. To lop, clip, or shear; as, to poll trees or sheep; to enroll, as for voting; to examine or record the votes of; as, to poll a jury; receive votes; as, he polled a large majority; to cast or drop in a ballot box.
  12. To remove the top: to cut: to clip: to lop, as the branches of a tree: to enter one's name in a register: to bring to the poll as a voter.
  13. To lop the top; clip; register, as a voter.
  14. To vote at an election.
  15. get the opinions of people, for example
  16. get the votes of
  17. To lop the tops of trees; to clip; to shear; to entor names on a list for voting; to bring to the poll.
  18. To lop or cut off the head, as trees; to clip or cut off hair or wool; to shear; to receive or give votes.
  19. Voting- place.
  20. the counting of votes ( as in an election)
  21. a tame parrot
  22. the part of the head between the ears
  23. convert into a pollard; " pollard trees"
  24. get the opinions ( of people) by asking specific questions
  25. The head; the back part of the head.
  26. A number or aggregate of heads; a list or register of heads or individuals.
  27. Specifically, the register of the names of electors who may vote in an election.
  28. The casting or recording of the votes of registered electors; as, the close of the poll.
  29. The place where the votes are cast or recorded; as, to go to the polls.
  30. The broad end of a hammer; the but of an ax.
  31. The European chub. See Pollard, 3 ( a).
  32. A parrot; - familiarly so called.
  33. The head, especially the back part of it; a list of persons, especially those entitled to vote at elections; an election; number of votes recorded at an election; place where votes are cast: usually.
  34. A familiar name, often of a parrot.
  35. The round part of the head, esp. the back of it: a register of heads or persons: the entry of the names of electors who vote for civil officers, such as members of Congress: an election of civil officers: the place where the votes are taken.
  36. POLLER.
  37. The head; register of persons; election.
  38. The head; hence, a person, or a list of persons.
  39. The voting or votes at an election.
  40. The head of a person, or the back part of it; a register of heads of persons; the entry of the names of electors who vote for civil officers; an election of civil officers, or the place of election.
  41. The head; the back part of the head; a register of heads or persons; the entry of the names of persons qualified to vote for civil officers and members of Parliament; an election of civil officers, or the place where the votes are taken.
  42. A term applied at Cambridge to those men who do not take honours, but are contented with a degree merely.