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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vote  \Vote\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Voted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Voting}.]  [Cf.  F.  voter.] 
  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 
  The  vote  for  a  duelist  is  to  assist  in  the  prostration 
  of  justice,  and  indirectly,  to  encourage  the  crime. 
  --L.  Beecher. 
  To  vote  on  large  principles,  to  vote  honestly,  requires 
  a  great  amount  of  information.  --F.  W. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Voting  \Vot"ing\, 
  a.  &  n.  from  {Vote},  v. 
  {Voting  paper},  a  form  of  ballot  containing  the  names  of  more 
  candidates  than  there  are  offices  to  be  filled,  the  voter 
  making  a  mark  against  the  preferred  names  [Eng.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  choice  that  is  made  by  voting;  "there  were  only  17  votes 
  in  favor  of  the  motion"  [syn:  {vote},  {ballot},  {balloting}] 

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