1 ballot, ticket, show of hands; referendum, plebiscite:
We must have a vote on the issue.
2 suffrage, franchise:
Women did not have the vote in those days.
3 opinion; voter, elector:
Do you think your platform can win over the liberal vote?
4 opt, choose, come out (for or against), express or signify (one's) opinion or preference or desire:
Many people vote for a party rather than an individual.
1 choice/decision made by voting
majority | huge, massive, overwhelming, resounding
an overwhelming vote in favour of autonomy
| unanimous | close, knife-edge, narrow | two-thirds, two-to-one, etc. | democratic, direct, free
Members of Parliament will have a free vote on this bill.
The single transferable vote system is it since women have had the vote?
| give sb
| fair | secret | popular
The law was ratified by popular vote.
| casting, decisive | crucial | affirmative, favourable, yes | adverse, negative, no | dissenting | protest
He lost theelection because of the protestvote.
| tactical | floating, swing | absent, expatriate, postal, proxy | invalid, valid | congressional, parliamentary | individual | block
The unionwants the system of block votes tocontinue.
VERB + VOTE
have, put sth to the, take
We should put the resolution to the vote. Let's take a vote on the issue.
The chairperson always has the casting vote.
| cast, record
(formal) You can cast your vote at the local polling station. 50% of the eligible voters recorded their vote.
| gain, get, obtain, poll, receive, secure, win
Our candidate polled only 10% of the vote.
factors that could swing the vote against the president
Votes are still being counted.
VOTE + VERB
go to sb/sth
My vote will go to the party that addresses crime.
The party's vote fell by 6%.
| increase, rise | double, treble, etc.
The bill was passed by a single vote. Members are elected by direct vote.
| ~ against, ~ for
a vote for the government
| ~ in favour (of sth), ~ on
a vote on the new law
a vote of confidence/no confidence
The government received a massive vote of confidence from the electorate.
| a vote of thanks
A special vote of thanks went to the organizer, Tim Woodhouse. > Special page at MEETING
3 the vote: legal right to vote in elections
VERB + VOTE
How many years
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