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    vote - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vote

    Definition
    (noun) a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    Synonyms : ballot , balloting , voting
    Example Sentence
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
    Definition
    (noun) the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    Example Sentence
    • they put the question to a vote
    Definition
    (noun) a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment
    Synonyms : right to vote , suffrage
    Example Sentence
    • American women got the vote in 1920
    Definition
    (noun) a body of voters who have the same interests
    Example Sentence
    • he failed to get the Black vote
    Definition
    (noun) the total number of voters who participated
    Synonyms : voter turnout
    Example Sentence
    • they are expecting a large vote
    Definition
    (verb) express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
    Example Sentence
    • He voted for the motion
    • None of the Democrats voted last night
    Definition
    (verb) express one's choice or preference by vote
    Example Sentence
    • vote the Democratic ticket
    Definition
    (verb) express a choice or opinion
    Example Sentence
    • I vote that we all go home
    • She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant
    Definition
    (verb) be guided by in voting
    Example Sentence
    • vote one's conscience
    Definition
    (verb) bring into existence or make available by vote
    Example Sentence
    • They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia
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