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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
6. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
7. 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
8. express one's choice or preference by vote
vote the Democratic ticket
9. express a choice or opinion
I vote that we all go home|She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant
10. be guided by in voting
vote one's conscience
11. bring into existence or make available by vote
They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia
12. 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.
13. To choose by suffrage; to elec&?;; as, to vote a candidate into office.