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Definition of Vote

Vote

  1. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
  2. A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage.
  3. That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote.
  4. Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence.
  5. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
  6. 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.
  7. To choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office.
  8. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
  9. To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
  10. To condemn; to devote; to doom.

Vote Quotations

Young people need to vote. They need to get out there. Every vote counts. Educate yourself too. Don't just vote. Know what you're voting for, and stand by that.
Nikki Reed

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
Louis L'Amour

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
Charles Bukowski

Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
Ayn Rand
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Vote Translations

vote in Danish is stemme
vote in Dutch is balloteren, kiezen, stemmen
vote in German is abstimmen, Abstimmung, Abstimmung {f}
vote in Italian is voce, eleggere, votazione, votare, elezione
vote in Latin is suffragium, sentio
vote in Portuguese is voto
vote in Spanish is voto, electivo, votacion, voz, votar
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