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Definition of vote:

  1. 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.
  2. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. To condemn; to devote; to doom.
  6. To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
  7. To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
  8. 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.
  9. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.


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