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Definition 1: a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative - [noun denoting act]

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

  • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
  • they allowed just one vote per person

Synonyms for vote in the sense of this definition

(vote is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

"your choice of colors was unfortunate" "you can take your pick"

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate represents

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote in which each person's choice is secret but the totaled votes are public

(... is a kind of vote ) a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than one party

(... is a kind of vote ) a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party

(... is a kind of vote ) the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)

(... is a kind of vote ) the deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote that blocks a decision

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot

Definition 2: the opinion of a group as determined by voting - [noun denoting act]

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

  • they put the question to a vote

(vote is a kind of ...) action taken by a group of people

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote by the electorate determining public opinion on a question of national importance

(... is a kind of vote ) a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

(... is a kind of vote ) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

"the results of the election will be announced tonight"

Definition 3: a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • American women got the vote in 1920

Synonyms for vote in the sense of this definition

(vote is a kind of ...) a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

(... is a kind of vote ) suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country

(vote belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 4: the total number of voters who participated - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • they are expecting a large vote

Synonyms for vote in the sense of this definition

(vote is a kind of ...) a quantity expressed as a number

Definition 5: a body of voters who have the same interests - [noun denoting group]

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

  • he failed to get the Black vote

(vote is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(... is a member of vote) the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

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

  • vote one's conscience

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

  • vote the Democratic ticket

(vote is a kind of ...) indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

"Can you express this distance in kilometers?"

(... is a kind of vote ) vote cumulatively and distribute the votes according to some principle

(vote has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

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

  • I vote that we all go home
  • She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant

(vote is a kind of ...) indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.

"Can you express this distance in kilometers?"

(... is a kind of vote ) bring into existence or make available by vote

"They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"

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

  • They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia

(vote is a kind of ...) express a choice or opinion

"I vote that we all go home" "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"

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

  • He voted for the motion
  • None of the Democrats voted last night

(vote is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

(... is a kind of vote ) cast a vote by inserting a name that does not appear on the ballot

"Many voters wrote in the names of strangers"

(... is a kind of vote ) vote against

"The faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position"

(... is a kind of vote ) defeat by a majority of votes

"The Democrats outvoted the Republicans"

(... is a kind of vote ) vote by ballot

"The voters were balloting in this state"

(... is a kind of vote ) vote in an election at a polling station

(vote has a similar meaning as ...) express one's choice or preference by vote

"vote the Democratic ticket"

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