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 Meanings and Examples of VOTE
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vote
 n.  formal expression of preference for a candidate; number of cast in election; result of election or referendum
Example Sentence: (201 in 14 pages)
1  According to radio the British electorate are going to vote tomorrow.
2  The district board will vote today on whether to go ahead with the plan.
3  Almost half the population are eligible to vote in today's election.
4  They will announce the result of the vote tonight.
5  Many electors didn't vote today because of the bad weather.
6  The vote will enable the Prime Minister to push through tough policies.
7  He was elected by a unanimous vote.
8  Let's put the matter to a vote.
9  Experts say a 'yes' vote is still the likely outcome.
10  The matter will be decided by vote.
11  A call for a vote of no-confidence in the president was rejected.
12  You may appoint a proxy to vote for you.
13  The chairperson has the casting / deciding vote.
14  Once the vote was taken, things quieted down quickly.
15  The motion under debate was put to a vote.
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  Can't no Democrat in this state vote if he was on the tax books for more than two thousand dollars in 'sixty-five.'
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  Can't nobody vote who was a colonel and over in the war and, Miss Scarlett, I bet this state's got more colonels than any state in the Confederacy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  And can't nobody vote who held office under the Confederate government and that lets out everybody from the notaries to the judges, and the woods are full of folks like that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  Fact is, the way the Yankees have framed up that amnesty oath, can't nobody who was somebody before the war vote at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  Now the Yankees are talking about letting the darkies vote.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
6  And if they give the negroes the vote, it's the end of us.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  The negroes had not yet been given the right to vote but the North was determined that they should vote and equally determined that their vote should be friendly to the North.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  Just as soon as you can vote the Republican ticket, you are going to have the white man's property.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  The vote must be given to them but it must be denied to most of their former owners.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  Anthony, that women should have the vote.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  And Kells Whiting was cleaning up money with his hair straightener, because he told the negroes they wouldn't ever be permitted to vote the Republican ticket if they had kinky hair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
12  "It's the amendment letting the darkies vote, you know," he explained.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
13  The North was determined to force the negro vote on the state and, to this end, Georgia had been declared in rebellion and put under the strictest martial law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
14  If they've got to vote ten thousand dead men like the Yankees did, every corpse in every cemetery in Georgia will be at the polls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
15  The best of schools and lodgings and clothes and amusements, for they were the power in politics and every negro vote counted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX