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Voting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VOTING, ppr. Expressing the mind, will or preference in election, or in determining questions proposed; giving a vote or suffrage; electing, deciding, giving or enacting by vote.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person" [syn: vote, ballot, voting, balloting]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Vote Vote, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Voted; p. pr. & vb. n. Voting.] [Cf. F. voter.] 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. The vote for a duelist is to assist in the prostration of justice, and, indirectly, to encourage the crime. --L. Beecher. To vote on large principles, to vote honestly, requires a great amount of information. --F. W. Robertson.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Voting Vot"ing, a. & n. from Vote, v. Voting paper, a form of ballot containing the names of more candidates than there are offices to be filled, the voter making a mark against the preferred names. [Eng.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see vote

Moby Thesaurus

Australian ballot, Hare system, PR, absentee voting, association, aye, ballot, ballot-box stuffing, canvass, canvassing, card voting, casting vote, cochairmanship, colonization, complicity, condominium, contribution, copartnership, copartnery, cotenancy, counting heads, cumulative system, cumulative voting, deciding vote, division, election fraud, enfranchisement, engagement, fagot vote, floating, franchise, graveyard vote, hand vote, having a part, involvement, joint chairmanship, joint control, joint ownership, joint tenancy, list system, nay, no, nontransferable vote, partaking, participation, partnership, plebiscite, plebiscitum, plumper, plural system, plural vote, poll, polling, preferential system, preferential voting, proportional representation, proxy, proxy voting, record vote, referendum, repeating, representation, right to vote, rising vote, say, secret ballot, sharing, show of hands, single system, single transferrable vote, single vote, single-member district, snap vote, straw vote, suffrage, transferable vote, viva voce, voice, voice vote, vote, voting machine, voting right, write-in, write-in vote, yea, yeas and nays, yes

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