Definition of Votes. Meaning of Votes. Synonyms of Votes

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Definition of Votes

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 Votes from wikipedia

- have been identified as Votes. The Kylfings, a people active in Northern Europe during the Viking Age, may have also been Votes. The earliest literary...
- of votes. Plurality voting does not require the winner to achieve a vote majority, or more than fifty percent of the total votes cast. In a voting system...
- electoral votes for president. Each state delegation votes en bloc—each delegation having a single vote; the District of Columbia does not receive a vote. A...
- female labor to call for votes for women and equal pay for equal work. The men at the conference deleted the reference to the vote. In the U.S. women in...
- majority) of votes is elected. In a multiple-member election (or multiple-selection ballot), each voter casts (up to) the same number of votes as there are...
- of early voting) gives the fraudulent voter the ability to cast multiple votes in a short period of time (if casting multiple in early votes) and/or time...
- voter casts a valid vote, which could further legitimise the absolute accuracy of ballots. In cases when the distribution of votes is very close, the elimination...
- – compared to first-past-the-post votingreduces "wasted" votes (votes being wasted on losers and surplus votes being wasted on sure winners) by transferring...
- candidates that achieve the number of votes required for election (the "quota") are elected and their surplus votes are redistributed to the voter's next...
- po****r vote. After a first count of votes, Tilden won 184 electoral votes to Hayes' 165, with 20 votes unresolved. These 20 electoral votes were in dispute...
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