Associations to the word «Ballot»


BALLOT, noun. A paper or card used to cast a vote.
BALLOT, noun. The process of voting, especially in secret.
BALLOT, noun. (chiefly US) A list of candidates running for office; a ticket.
BALLOT, noun. The total of all votes cast in an election.
BALLOT, verb. To vote or decide by ballot.
BALLOT, verb. To draw lots.
BALLOT BOX, noun. A sealed box with a slit, into which a voter puts his completed voting slip.
BALLOT BOX, noun. The process or method of voting.
BALLOT BOXES, noun. Plural of ballot box
BALLOT PAPER, noun. A voting form, the paper upon which a vote is cast during a ballot
BALLOT PAPERS, noun. Plural of ballot paper

Dictionary definition

BALLOT, noun. A document listing the alternatives that is used in voting.
BALLOT, noun. A choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person".
BALLOT, verb. Vote by ballot; "The voters were balloting in this state".

Wise words

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