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vote

 
 
pronunciation:
vot
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a formal expression of a choice in an election or other group decision.
My vote will go to the best candidate.
similar words:
poll
definition 2: the act of a group of people in which each person expresses his or her choice about something.
She asked for a vote of raised hands from all the children.
similar words:
ballot
definition 3: the right to vote; suffrage.
Women had to fight hard for the vote.
definition 4: the results of an election.
The vote went against him.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: votes, voting, voted
definition 1: to express a choice in an election or decision.
Did you vote yesterday?
antonyms:
abstain
similar words:
ballot
definition 2: to decide together.
We voted her our favorite teacher.
Word Builder: vote +
  • voter:
    a person who can vote in an election.
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  democracy, legislature