a formal expression of opinion or choice, either positive or negative, made by an individual or body of individuals.
the means by which such expression is made, as a ballot, ticket, etc.
the right to such expression:
to give women the vote.
the decision reached by voting, as by a majority of ballots cast:
The vote was for the resolution.
a collective expression of will as inferred from a number of votes:
the labor vote.
an expression, as of some judgment:
a vote of confidence.
verb (used without object), voted, voting.
to express or signify will or choice in a matter, as by casting a ballot:
to vote for president.
verb (used with object), voted, voting.
to enact, establish, or determine by vote:
to vote a proposed bill into law.
to support by one’s vote:
to vote the Republican ticket.
to advocate by or as by one’s vote:
to vote that the report be accepted.
to declare or decide by general consent:
They voted the trip a success.
to encourage or cause to vote, especially in a particular way.
an indication of choice, opinion, or will on a question, such as the choosing of a candidate, by or as if by some recognized means, such as a ballot: 10 votes for Jones
the opinion of a group of persons as determined by voting: it was put to the vote, do not take a vote, it came to a vote
a body of votes or voters collectively: the Jewish vote
the total number of votes cast: the vote decreased at the last election
the ticket, ballot, etc, by which a vote is expressed
the right to vote; franchise; suffrage
a person regarded as the embodiment of this right
a means of voting, such as a ballot
(mainly Brit) a grant or other proposition to be voted upon
(when transitive, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to express or signify (one’s preference, opinion, or will) (for or against some question, etc): to vote by ballot, we voted that it was time to adjourn, vote for me!
(intransitive) to declare oneself as being (something or in favour of something) by exercising one’s vote: to vote socialist
(transitive; foll by into or out of, etc) to appoint or elect (a person to or from a particular post): they voted him into the presidency, he was voted out of office
(transitive) to determine the condition of in a specified way by voting: the court voted itself out of existence
(transitive) to authorize, confer, or allow by voting: vote us a rise
(transitive) (informal) to declare by common opinion: the party was voted a failure
(transitive) to influence or control the voting of: do not try to vote us!
noun, Theater. 1. a circular platform divided into segments enabling multiple theater sets to be put in place in advance and in turn rotated into view of the audience.
Football. 1. right fullback.
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- Rfc 1014
programming, networking, standard The RFC defining eXternal Data Representation. (rfc:1014). (1994-12-13)