English definition of “vote”
/vəʊt/ noun [C]
CHOICE › when someone shows their choice or opinion in an election or meeting by writing a cross on an official piece of paper or putting their hand up: He lost the election by twenty votes.
DECIDE › a way of making a decision by asking a group of people to vote: We called a meeting in order to take a vote on the proposal.
the vote › the total number of votes given or received in an election: The Green party got 10% of the vote. › when someone is officially allowed to vote: In some countries women still don't have the vote.