Definitions of vote

  1. To express or signify the mind, will, or preference in electing men to office, or in passing laws, & c.
  2. To determine by vote; cast a vote.
  3. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
  4. To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
  5. To condemn; to devote; to doom.
  6. To put into effect by a formal expression of a wish; as to vote a reform; to grant; as, to vote money for repairs.
  7. To choose by a vote.
  8. To choose by suffrage; to elec; as, to vote a candidate into office.
  9. To formally express a wish; to cast a ballot.
  10. To express the choice by a vote.
  11. To express a choice or opinion by vote.
  12. 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"
  13. bring into existence or make available by vote; " They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
  14. express a choice or opinion; " I vote that we all go home"; " She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
  15. To choose by suffrage; to elect by some expression of will; to enact or establish by vote; to grant by vote.
  16. To express will or preference in electing an individual to an office; to express mind or will in regard to the passing of laws or regulations; to choose or establish by vote.
  17. a choice that is made by voting; " there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
  18. the opinion of a group as determined by voting; " they put the question to a vote"
  19. the total number of votes cast; " they are hoping for a large vote"
  20. a body of voters who have the same interests; " he failed to get the Black vote"
  21. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
  22. A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage.
  23. That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote.
  24. Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence.
  25. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
  26. To express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing laws, regulations, etc., or in deciding on any proposition in which one has an interest with others.
  27. A formally stated choice, judgment, or wish, of one or more persons, as in an election; the right to express such a choice or wish; as, women have long worked to get the vote; a ballot; the entire number of ballots or expressions of opinion; as, a presidential vote.
  28. Expression of a wish or opinion, as to a matter in which one has interest: that by which a choice is expressed, as a ballot: decision by a majority.
  29. VOTER.
  30. Expression of choice or opinion; suffrage; ballot.
  31. A formal expression of choice, as by a show of hands, or ballot.
  32. The aggregate of votes.
  33. Suffrage; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a man to an office or in passing laws, rules, regulations, and the like; a ballot, a ticket, & c., as expressive of preference; expression of will by a majority.
  34. An expression of choice or preference in regard to any measure proposed; an expressed preference to a particular person as best fitted to fill a certain situation or office; expression of will or choice by a majority; that by which preference or choice is expressed; suffrage.
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