a choice made by a participant in a shared decision, esp. in electing a candidateThey took a vote and decided not to do it.
In 1945, Churchill was defeated at the polls.
Poland's first fully free elections for more than fifty years
The result of the ballot will not be known for two weeks.
a referendum on independence
The future of the country should be decided by plebiscite.
show of hands
the right to voteBefore that, women did not even have the vote.
to make a choice by voteOver half of the electorate did not vote in the last general election.
cast your vote, ,
go to the polls,
mark your ballot paper
to declare by common opinionThey voted him Player of the Year.
Players have been judged guilty of match-fixing.
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
A specialist has pronounced him fully fit.
They took time to pronounce their verdict.
He got the two men off the hook by decreeing a general amnesty.
He was adjudged to be guilty.
(informal) I vote that we ask him to come with us.
I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
We are about to propose some changes to the system.
I recommend that you consult your doctor.
I moved that the case be dismissed.
They've tabled a motion criticizing the government for inaction.
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
I submit that you knew exactly what you were doing.
See vote someone in
See vote someone out
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in the sense of adjudge
to declare someone to be something specifiedHe was adjudged to be guilty.
in the sense of advocate
to recommend a course of action publiclyThey advocate fewer government controls on business.
Video: pronunciation of 'vote'
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Life on the edge