1. [ noun ] (writing) a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
Related terms: document absentee_ballot
2. [ noun ] (politics) a choice that is made by voting
Synonyms: vote voting balloting

"there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"

Related terms: choice veto write-in secret_ballot straight_ticket casting_vote block_vote split_ticket multiple_voting vote vote
3. [ verb ] (politics) vote by ballot

"The voters were balloting in this state"

Related terms: vote
Similar spelling:   Ballota