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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also Vote, võte, and voté

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English

Etymology

Latin votum, a form of voveō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ewegʷʰ-. Cognate with Ancient Greek εὔχομαι (to vow).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
vote

Plural
votes

vote (plural votes)

  1. A formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities.
    The city council decided the matter should go to public vote.
    Parliament will hold a vote of confidence regarding the minister.
  2. An act or instance of participating in such a choice, e.g., by submitting a ballot.
    The Supreme Court upheld the principle of one person, one vote.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to vote

Third person singular
votes

Simple past
voted

Past participle
voted

Present participle
voting

to vote (third-person singular simple present votes, present participle voting, simple past and past participle voted)

  1. To cast a vote; to assert a formalised choice in an election.
    The depository may vote shares on behalf of investors who have not submitted instruction to the bank.

Derived terms

Translations

See also

Anagrams

  • Anagrams of eotv
  • veto

French

Pronunciation

Noun

vote m. (plural votes)

  1. Vote

Related terms

Verb

vote

  1. First-person singular present indicative of voter.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of voter.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of voter.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of voter.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of voter.

Anagrams


Spanish

Verb

vote (infinitive: votar)

  1. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of votar.
  2. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of votar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of votar.







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