Voting
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. [1913 Webster]

The vote for a duelist is to assist in the prostration of justice, and, indirectly, to encourage the crime. --L. Beecher. [1913 Webster]

To vote on large principles, to vote honestly, requires a great amount of information. --F. W. Robertson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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