"vote" Definition

  1. n. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
  2. n. 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. n. 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.
  4. n. 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. n. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
  6. v. i. 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.
  7. v. t. To choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office.
  8. v. t. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
  9. v. t. To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
  10. v. t. To condemn; to devote; to doom.

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Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., v. i., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "vote": 3
Words that end with "vote": 7
Words that contain "vote": 17
Next words in dictionary: voted, voter, voting, votist, votive
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English Dictionary Definition of vote

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