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vote (n.)

15世纪中叶,"对提案、候选人等正式表达自己的愿望或选择",源于拉丁文 votum "誓言、愿望、对神的承诺、庄严的保证、奉献",名词使用 votus 的中性词, vovere "承诺、奉献"的过去分词(见 vow (n.))。意为"某类或某类选民的全部",出自1888年。

vote (v.)

1550年代,"给予投票";1560年代,"通过投票颁布或建立";见 vote (n.)。更早的意思是"发誓"做某事(15世纪中叶)。相关链接: Voted ; voting

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Definitions of vote from WordNet
1
vote (v.)
express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote;
None of the Democrats voted last night
He voted for the motion
vote (v.)
express one's choice or preference by vote;
vote the Democratic ticket
vote (v.)
express a choice or opinion;
I vote that we all go home
She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant
vote (v.)
be guided by in voting;
vote one's conscience
vote (v.)
bring into existence or make available by vote;
They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia
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vote (n.)
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
Synonyms: ballot / voting / balloting
vote (n.)
the opinion of a group as determined by voting;
they put the question to a vote
vote (n.)
a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment;
American women got the vote in 1920
Synonyms: right to vote / suffrage
vote (n.)
a body of voters who have the same interests;
he failed to get the Black vote
vote (n.)
the total number of voters who participated;
they are expecting a large vote
Synonyms: voter turnout
From wordnet.princeton.edu