vote

[ voht ]
/ voʊt /

noun

verb (used without object), vot·ed, vot·ing.

to express or signify will or choice in a matter, as by casting a ballot: to vote for president.

verb (used with object), vot·ed, vot·ing.

Origin of vote

1425–75; late Middle English (noun) < Latin vōtum a vow

Related forms

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vote

/ (vəʊt) /

noun

verb

Derived Forms

votable or voteable, adjectivevoteless, adjective

Word Origin for vote

C15: from Latin vōtum a solemn promise, from vovēre to vow
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