Definition of Vote. Meaning of Vote. Synonyms of Vote

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Definition of Vote

Vote
Vote Vote, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Voted; p. pr. & vb. n. Voting.] [Cf. F. voter.] 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. The vote for a duelist is to assist in the prostration of justice, and, indirectly, to encourage the crime. --L. Beecher. To vote on large principles, to vote honestly, requires a great amount of information. --F. W. Robertson.
Vote
Vote Vote, n. [L. votum a vow, wish, will, fr. vovere, votum, to vow: cf. F. vote. See Vow.] 1. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer. [Obs.] --Massinger. 2. 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. 3. 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. The freeman casting with unpurchased hand The vote that shakes the turrets of the land. --Holmes. 4. 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. 5. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote. Casting vote, Cumulative vote, etc. See under Casting, Cumulative, etc.
Vote
Vote Vote, v. t. 1. To choose by suffrage; to elec?; as, to vote a candidate into office. 2. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution. Parliament voted them one hundred thousand pounds. --Swift. 3. To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore. [Colloq.] 4. To condemn; to devote; to doom. [Obs.] --Glanvill.

Meaning of Vote from wikipedia

- Voting is a method for a group, such as a meeting or an electorate, in order to make a collective decision or express an opinion, usually following discussions...
- to change voting laws in order to allow them to vote. National and international organizations formed to coordinate efforts to gain voting rights, especially...
- Votes, sometimes also Vods (Votic: vađđalaizõd) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Votia in Ingria, the part of modern-day northwestern Russia that is...
- Compulsory voting is an effect of laws which require eligible citizens to register and vote in elections, and may impose penalties on those who fail to...
- Electronic voting (also known as e-voting) is voting that uses electronic means to either aid or take care of casting and counting votes. Depending on...
- election mani****tion or vote rigging, is illegal interference with the process of an election, either by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate...
- Po****r Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) is an agreement among a group of U.S. states and the District of Columbia to award all their electoral votes to whichever...
- The "meaningful vote" is the parliamentary vote under the terms of Section 13 of the United Kingdom's European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, which requires...
- College consists of 538 electors, and an absolute majority of 270 electoral votes is required to win an election. Pursuant to Article II, Section 1, Clause...
- Vote Leave is a campaigning organisation that supported a "Leave" vote in the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, 2016. On 13 April 2016...
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