verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Origin of poll1
OTHER WORDS FROM pollpoll·a·ble, adjectivepoll·er, nounre·poll·ing, noun
Words nearby poll
Definition for poll (2 of 3)
Origin of poll2
Definition for poll (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for poll
But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And this is a poll, remember, not of Latinos, or of Cuban-Americans across the country.
In an Oct. 31 poll from Washington, 12 percent of women claimed they were undecided about Initiative 502.
Poll a bunch of random youths today, and nine out of ten will say they know the name Robert Downey Jr.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the kind of political illegality that Doar and his 500 poll watchers had been looking for.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the eighth day the poll was against the popular member, and he called upon his friends to make a great effort on his behalf.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz
The poll at elections for coroners is now limited to two days.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
Mr. Maior tells me, your duplicates of the Poll are coming up.Andrew Marvell|Augustine Birrell
Hitherto he has always been to be counted on for marching his district to the poll like a regiment.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
Poll, however, knew to the contrary; and after a while she convinced others that Brush was a thief.Minnie's Pet Parrot|Madeline Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for poll
- a canvassing of a representative sample of a large group of people on some question in order to determine the general opinion of the group
- the results or record of such a canvassing