An example of a vote is a citizen choosing of Barack Obama for president.
An example of a vote is a city council approving a new housing development.
A heavy vote in favor of the bill.
The African-American vote; the rural vote.
When the nation gave the vote to women.
Voting against the measure.
The children voted unanimously by jumping up and down.
An example of vote is to head to the polls on Election Day.
The measure was defeated in a resounding negative vote.
Voted the straight Republican ticket.
Vote in a new mayor; voted out their representative; vote down the amendment.
Vote new funds for a program.
Vote one's conscience.
Voted the play a success.
I vote we eat out tonight.
The departing spectators voted with their feet.
Voted the picnic a success.
I vote we leave now.
- To indicate a preference or an opinion by leaving or entering a particular locale:
- to defeat by voting; decide against
- to elect
- to defeat (an incumbent) in an election
Origin of vote
- Middle English vow from Latin vōtum from neuter past participle of vovēre to vow
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition