vote

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. poll, ballot; franchise, suffrage; choice, voice, option, election; referendum, plebiscite. —v. cast a ballot; choose, select, elect, establish, enact, ratify, veto, nullify. See assent.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A ballot]
Syn. tally, ticket, slip of paper, ball, yes or no, rising vote, Australian ballot, secret ballot, viva-voce vote.
2. [A decision]
Syn. will, wish, referendum, choice, majority, unanimous vote, plebiscite; see also election 2 .
3. [The right to vote]
Syn. suffrage, the franchise, manhood suffrage, universal suffrage, women's suffrage; see also right 1 .
v.
Syn. ballot, cast a vote, cast a ballot, give a vote, enact, establish, determine, bring about, effect, grant, confer, declare*, suggest*, propose*; see also choose 1 , decide .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
say, voice, choice, option, right to choose, suffrage, franchise, ballot, poll, referendum, show of hands, *yea, *nay. see election
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v.
cast one s ballot, choose, elect, decide on, opt for, *give thumbs up, *give thumbs down, *yea, *nay, go to the polls. see election
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun The right or chance to express an opinion or participate in a decision: say, suffrage, voice. Informal: say-so. See PARTICIPATE. II verb To select by vote for an office. Also used with in: ballot, elect. See CHOICE, POLITICS.

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