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Definition 1: the counting of votes (as in an election) - [noun denoting act]

(poll is a kind of ...) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order

"the counting continued for several hours"

(poll belongs to category ...) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

"the results of the election will be announced tonight"

Definition 2: a tame parrot - [noun denoting animal]

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(poll is a kind of ...) usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds

Definition 3: the top of the head - [noun denoting body]

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(poll is a kind of ...) the highest or uppermost side of anything

"put your books on top of the desk" "only the top side of the box was painted"

(... is a kind of poll ) the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head

(... is part of poll) the head of a human being

Definition 4: the part of the head between the ears - [noun denoting body]

(poll is a kind of ...) the highest or uppermost side of anything

"put your books on top of the desk" "only the top side of the box was painted"

(... is part of poll) solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

(... is part of poll) female of domestic cattle:

"`moo-cow' is a child's term"

Definition 5: an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people - [noun denoting cognition]

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(poll is a kind of ...) a search for knowledge

"their pottery deserves more research than it has received"

(... is a kind of poll ) a poll of voters as they leave the voting place; usually taken by news media in order to predict the outcome of an election

(... is a kind of poll ) an unofficial vote taken to determine opinion on some issue

Definition 6: convert into a pollard - [verb of contact]

Samples where poll or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pollard trees

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(poll is a kind of ...) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

"dress the plants in the garden"

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(poll is a kind of ...) make a survey of; for statistical purposes

(... is a kind of poll ) canvass by distributing letters

(poll is a kind of ...) 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"

(poll is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

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