verb (used without object), vot·ed, vot·ing.
verb (used with object), vot·ed, vot·ing.
Origin of vote
Examples from the Web for voting
Contemporary Examples of voting
As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.
Her focus would be on the three months, January through March 1965, that gave birth to the Voting Rights Act.
And if he is re-elected, the House advisory rules prohibiting him from voting no longer apply.The Felon Who Wouldn’t Leave Congress
Ben Jacobs, David Freedlander
December 23, 2014
“What I think happened is people underestimated the ability of the voting public to put things in context,” he said.Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair
November 19, 2014
It was the first case brought under the Voting Rights Act, so the hearing proved contentious.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era
November 15, 2014
Historical Examples of voting
Palliating the evil, hiding the evil, voting for the evil, do we not participate in it?The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Voting everywhere is a very useful device in organized government.City of Endless Night
When they were voting for Eugene Sue the other day, he was acting almost crazy.L'Assommoir
Lemuel Myrick boasted loudly of his good judgment in voting for her.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Together with his own hundred, they gave him control and a voting majority.Cap'n Warren's Wards
Joseph C. Lincoln
- the right to vote; franchise; suffrage
- a person regarded as the embodiment of this right
Word Origin for vote
1550s in the modern sense; see vote (n.). Earlier it meant "to vow" to do something (1530s). Related: Voted; voting.
mid-15c., from Latin votum "a vow, wish, promise, dedication," noun use of neuter of votus, past participle of vovere "to promise, dedicate" (see vow).