- 1. vote, ballot, voting, balloting, choice, selection, option, pick
- usage: a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
- 2. vote, group action
- usage: the opinion of a group as determined by voting; "they put the question to a vote"
- 3. right to vote, vote, suffrage, franchise, enfranchisement
- usage: a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; "American women got the vote in 1920"
- 4. vote, body
- usage: a body of voters who have the same interests; "he failed to get the Black vote"
- 5. vote, voter turnout, numerical quantity
- usage: the total number of voters who participated; "they are expecting a large vote"
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- 1. vote, choose, take, select, pick out
- usage: express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote; "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"
- 2. vote, express, state
- usage: express one's choice or preference by vote; "vote the Democratic ticket"
- 3. vote, express, state
- usage: express a choice or opinion; "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
- 4. vote
- usage: be guided by in voting; "vote one's conscience"
- 5. vote, vote
- usage: bring into existence or make available by vote; "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
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