Definition of VOTES

noun : VOTES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) the opinion of a group as determined by voting; "they put the question to a vote" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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. (

    ) a body of voters who have the same interests; "he failed to get the Black vote" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the total number of voters who participated; "they are expecting a large vote" ;

verb : VOTES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) express one's choice or preference by vote; "vote the Democratic ticket" ;

  • 3. (

    ) express a choice or opinion; "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be guided by in voting; "vote one's conscience" ;

  • 5. (

    ) bring into existence or make available by vote; "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia" ;


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