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ballot

bal·lot

ballot

 
pronunciation:
bae liht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of paper on which people who are voting enter their choices.
Some people thought that the ballot was confusing and weren't sure if they were marking their votes correctly.
definition 2: the act or way of voting.
The issue will be decided by ballot.
synonyms:
election, poll, vote
similar words:
polling
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: balloted, balloting, ballots
definition: to vote by using ballots.
We balloted to choose our new mayor.
synonyms:
vote
similar words:
choose, decide, pick, poll
derivation: balloter (n.)