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...
- counts its po****r votes pursuant to that state's laws to designate presidential electors. Almost all states allot all their electoral votes to the winning...
- 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...
- 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...
- – compared to first-past-the-post votingreduces "wasted" votes (votes being wasted on losers and surplus votes being wasted on sure winners) by transferring...
- vote, but by the election of 1828, 22 of the 24 states held a po****r vote. Minor candidates are excluded if they received fewer than 100,000 votes,...
- common concern Approval voting, a single-winner electoral system Limited voting, a voting system in which electors have fewer votes than there are positions...
- "All votes for anyone other than the second place are votes for the winner", because by voting for other candidates, they have denied those votes to the...
- 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...
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