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Definition of Votes
VoteVote 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.
To vote on large principles, to vote honestly, requires
a great amount of information. --F. W.
Robertson. VoteVote 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.]
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,
Vote Vote, v. t.
1. To choose by suffrage; to elec?; as, to vote a candidate
2. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal
vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
Parliament voted them one hundred thousand pounds.
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.
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