• Voting Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vote
- () a. & n. from Vote, v.
• Vote Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) 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.
- (v. t.) To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
- (v. t.) To choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office.
- (v. t.) To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
- (n.) Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
- (n.) 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.
- (v. i.) 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.
- (v. t.) To condemn; to devote; to doom.