Meaning of VOTE in English

■ noun a formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a ballot or a show of hands.

↘an act of voting.

↘( the ~ ) the right to indicate a choice in an election.

■ verb

1》 give or register a ~.

↘grant or confer by ~.

2》 informal express a wish or suggestion.


~ of ( no ) confidence a ~ showing that a majority continues to support (or no longer supports) the policy of a leader or governing body.

~ with one's feet informal indicate an opinion by being present or absent.


~less adjective

~r noun


ME: from L. votum 'a vow, wish', from vovere 'to vow'.

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