voteverb [I or T]uk /vəʊt/ us /voʊt/
- Civil rights include freedom, equality in law and in employment, and the right to vote.
- Only people over 18 are eligible to vote.
- Now that we've heard all the arguments for and against the proposal, shall we vote on it?
- Only 40 percent of people bothered to vote in the election.
- Put a cross next to the name of the candidate you want to vote for.
votenounuk /vəʊt/ us /voʊt/
- In a historic vote, the Church of England decided to allow women to become priests.
- With nearly all the votes counted, Mr Soto had polled 67 percent of the vote.
- There were ten votes in favour, six against, and three abstentions.
- We're still waiting for the votes to be counted up.
- The proposal to change the rules was narrowly defeated by 201 votes to 196.