(n.) The wife or widow of an elector in the old German empire.
(n.) An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
(n.) A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage.
(n.) That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote.
(n.) Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence.
(n.) Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
(v. i.) To express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing laws, regulations, etc., or in deciding on any proposition in which one has an interest with others.
(v. t.) To choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office.
(v. t.) To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
(v. t.) To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
(v. t.) To condemn; to devote; to doom.
(1) An “out” vote would severely disrupt our lives, in an economic sense and a private sense.
(2) The prospectus revealed he has an agreement with Dorsey to vote his shares, which expires when the company goes public in November.
(3) One-nation prime ministers like Cameron found the libertarians useful for voting against taxation; inconvenient when they got too loud about heavy-handed government.
(4) Are you ready to vote?” is the battle cry, and even the most superficial of glances at the statistics tells why.
(5) A dozen peers hold ministerial positions and Westminster officials are expecting them to keep the paperwork to run the country flowing and the ministerial seats warm while their elected colleagues fight for votes.
(6) Hollywood legend has it that, at the first Academy awards in 1929, Rin Tin Tin the dog won most votes for best actor.
(7) His walkout reportedly meant his fellow foreign affairs select committee members could not vote since they lacked a quorum.
(8) She added: “We will continue to act upon the overwhelming majority view of our shareholders.” The vote was the second year running Ryanair had suffered a rebellion on pay.
(9) We didn’t take anyone’s votes for granted and we have run a very strong positive campaign.” Asked if she expected Ukip to run have Labour so close, she said: “To be honest with you I have been through more or less every scenario.
(10) He campaigned for a no vote and won handsomely, backed by more than 61%, before performing a striking U-turn on Thursday night, re-tabling the same austerity terms he had campaigned to defeat and which the voters rejected.
(11) Much has been claimed about the source of its support: at one extreme, it is said to divide the right-of-centre vote and crucify the Conservatives .
(12) However, these votes will be vital for Hollande in the second round.
(13) The speaker issued his warning after William Hague told MPs that the government would consult parliament but declined to explain the nature of the vote.
(14) One is the right not to be impeded when they are going to the House of Commons to vote, which may partly explain why the police decided to arrest Green and raid his offices last week on Thursday, when the Commons was not sitting.
(15) Its restrictions are so strong that even many Republicans voted against it.
(16) He also challenged Lord Mandelson's claim this morning that a controversial vote on Royal Mail would have to be postponed due to lack of parliamentary time.
(17) And if the Brexit vote was somehow not respected by Westminster, Le Pen could be bolstered in her outrage.
(18) If I don’t agree with the leadership of the party, I don’t vote for it.
(19) At the People’s Question Time in Pendle, an elderly man called Roland makes a short, powerful speech about the sacrifices made for the right to vote and says he’s worried for the future of the NHS.
(20) As a member of the state Assembly, Walker voted for a bill known as the Woman’s Right to Know Act, which required physicians to provide women with full information prior to an abortion and established a 24-hour waiting period in the hope that some women might change their mind about undergoing the procedure.