Associations to the word «Vote»


VOTE, noun. A formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities.
VOTE, noun. An act or instance of participating in such a choice, e.g., by submitting a ballot.
VOTE, noun. (obsolete) An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
VOTE, verb. To cast a vote; to assert a formalised choice in an election.
VOTE, noun. A person from Votia or of Votic descent.
VOTE BANK, noun. (India) a section of an electorate that will vote for a particular party or formation come what may.
VOTE BUYING, noun. The distribution of a material benefit to an individual voter in exchange for support in a ballot
VOTE DOWN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To defeat (some measure or candidate) by a majority vote.
VOTE IN, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To collectively approve a nominee into an office or position as a result of voting.
VOTE MOB, noun. (Canada) A gathering of usually young people assembled for the purpose of voting in an election or encouraging youth participation in it and often organized through online social media
VOTE OF CONFIDENCE, noun. A motion proposed in a parliament or other assembly to give members the chance to express their confidence in a government; sometimes proposed by a government to counter a vote of no confidence proposed by the opposition; defeat would lead to the resignation of the government.
VOTE OF CONFIDENCE, noun. (informal) (by extension) Any indication of confidence in another.
VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE, noun. (politics) (legal) A parliamentary motion representing the lack of confidence of a parliament in the standing government. A passed motion of no confidence usually results in the government's fall.
VOTE OF THANKS, noun. An often informal vote to thank some chairman or other officer of an organization for the work he has done on the organization's behalf; sometimes ending with the presentation of a gift
VOTE OUT, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To expel the holder of an office or other position through an act of voting.
VOTE WITH ONE'S FEET, verb. (idiomatic) To express one's preferences through one's actions, by voluntarily participating in or withdrawing from an activity, group, or process.

Dictionary definition

VOTE, 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".
VOTE, noun. The opinion of a group as determined by voting; "they put the question to a vote".
VOTE, noun. A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; "American women got the vote in 1920".
VOTE, noun. A body of voters who have the same interests; "he failed to get the Black vote".
VOTE, noun. The total number of voters who participated; "they are expecting a large vote".
VOTE, verb. 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".
VOTE, verb. Express one's choice or preference by vote; "vote the Democratic ticket".
VOTE, verb. Express a choice or opinion; "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant".
VOTE, verb. Be guided by in voting; "vote one's conscience".
VOTE, verb. Bring into existence or make available by vote; "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia".

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