vote
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vote(
vot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (official choice)
a. el voto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My vote is a secret and I don't have to share it with anyone.Mi voto es un secreto y no lo tengo que compartir con nadie.
2. (ballot)
a. el voto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We won't know who the winner is until they finish counting the votes.No sabremos quién es el ganador hasta que terminen de contar los votos.
3. (act of voting)
a. la votación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The vote on this proposal will be held on the 25th of this month.La votación de esta propuesta se llevará a cabo el 25 de este mes.
4. (suffrage)
a. el derecho al voto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They fought so that all citizens would have the vote.Lucharon para que el derecho al voto lo tendrían los ciudadanos.
5. (votes cast)
a. los votos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The winning candidate captured most of the vote in urban areas.La candidata ganadora ganó la mayoría de los votos en las áreas urbanas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to choose)
a. votar
Hector voted for the new Citizens Party.Héctor votó por el nuevo Partido Ciudadano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to choose)
a. votar
I vote we adjourn the meeting because we're not getting anywhere.Voto que suspendamos la reunión porque no estamos llegando a nada.
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vote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (choice)
a. el voto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (voting)
a. la votación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to put something to the vote, to take a vote on somethingsometer algo a votación
to have the votetener derecho de voto
they got 52 percent of the voteobtuvieron un 52 por ciento de los votos
vote of confidencevoto de confianza
vote of no confidencemoción de censura
to propose a vote of thanks for somebodypedir el agradecimiento para alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to vote Communistvotar a los comunistas
to vote to do somethingvotar hacer algo
to vote a proposal downrechazar una propuesta en votación
to vote somebody inelegir a alguien (en votación)
I vote (that) we govoto por ir
they voted the holiday a successcoincidieron en que las vacaciones habían sido un éxito
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. votar
to vote yes/novotar a favor/en contra
to vote on somethingsometer algo a votación
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vote [vəʊt]
noun
1 (single vote) voto (m);for a favor;against en contra de
the government has more than 400 votes
he was elected by 102 votes to 60 salió elegido con 102 votos a favor y 60 en contra
how many votes did he get? votes in favour: 43, votes against: 29 Clinton has my vote
he gets my vote any day! ¡cuenta con mi voto incondicional!
if you're talking about attractive actors, Robert Redford gets my vote any day Portishead get my vote for Album Of The Year to [cast] one's vote he went to the local polling station to cast his vote he was one of the first to cast his vote when polls opened this morning 698 Bermondsey residents cast their vote for him if you cast your vote against the Treaty
to count the votes escrutar or computar los votos; one person, one vote una persona, un voto
All transactions would be through a share trust -the members of which would be elected by the shareholders on a one-man one-vote basis The move towards "one member, one vote" is right for Labour IT IS time our mps got into line and made parliamentary voting procedures democratic. What is needed is one man, one vote. Just as unions were pressurised into abolishing the block vote because it was deemed undemocratic so now the party whip should be dropped to [win] votes
2 (votes cast) votos (m)
they captured 13 per cent of the vote se hicieron con un 13 por ciento de los votos
they won by a two-thirds vote the Labour vote
the middle class vote los votos de la clase media; as the 1931 vote showed según demostraron las elecciones de 1931; the vote was overwhelmingly in favour of the Democratic Party el partido demócrata obtuvo una aplastante mayoría; the protest was rejected by a majority vote la protesta fue rechazada por voto mayoritario
he was elected on a [minority] vote The presidential election of 1970 had brought the Socialist candidate, Salvador Allende, to power, but on a minority vote of 36 per cent in a three-cornered contest At this point it may seem that the obvious solution is an electoral pact between Left and Centre, in order to maximize the representation of non-Conservative parties and reduce the danger that a divided Opposition vote will enable the Tories to stay in power on the basis of a shrinking minority vote within the electorate
3 (right to vote) derecho (m) al voto or a votar; sufragio (m)
to [get] the vote when women got the vote
to give sb the vote dar a algn el derecho al voto
it has been decades since women were given the vote
to have the vote tener (el) derecho al voto
everyone over 18 has the vote people with disabilities have a vote too
votes for women! ¡el sufragio para las mujeres!
4 (act) votación (f)
to have or take a vote on sth decidir algo por votación; someter algo a votación (formal)
do you think we should have take a vote on that? let's have take a vote on it they decided to take a vote on whether to give it back or not
a vote of confidence un voto de confianza
to ask for a vote of confidence
to pass a vote of confidence (in sb) dar un voto de confianza (a algn)
to win/lose a vote of confidence the Prime Minister has lost a vote of confidence
to allow a free vote dejar libertad de voto
the matter was settled by vote before/after the vote
a vote of no confidence un voto de censura
at a public meeting they passed a vote of no confidence in the King committee that would amount to a public vote of no confidence
by popular vote por votación popular; en la opinión de muchos
by [secret] vote
to put sth to the vote someter algo a votación
a vote of thanks un voto de gracias
transitive verb
1 (cast one's vote for) votar
to vote Labour/Conservative votar por or a los laboristas/conservadores
we've always voted Labour
vote Ross at the next election! ¡vote por or a Ross en las próximas elecciones!
to vote no votar no
to vote sb into office votar por or a algn para un cargo
People have voted him into office because they trust him he was voted into office last month on a platform of peace he was voted into office in January
to vote sb out of office votar para reemplazar a algn (en un cargo)
we can always vote him out of office next year the new leader could, theoretically, be voted out of office at next month's Party Congress they can join forces to vote her out of office
to vote a bill/measure through parliament aprobar una ley/una medida en el parlamento
to vote yes votar sí
the people voted yes in the referendum
2 (elect) elegir (por votación)
he was voted secretary she was voted Most Promising New Actress
she was voted Miss Granada 1995 fue elegida (por votación) Miss Granada 1995
3 (approve) aprobar (por votación)
to vote a sum for/to sth the government has just voted another nine million pounds to the defence budget the council voted £250 pounds for a monument to be erected
MPs have today voted themselves a pay increase hoy, los diputados parlamentarios se han aprobado (por votación) un aumento de sueldo
4 (suggest)
to vote [that] I vote that we try later
I vote we turn back sugiero or propongo que regresemos
5 (judge)
we voted it a failure opinamos que fue un fracaso
one customer in every five voted him a real sales turnoff
intransitive verb
votar
how did you vote? ¿a or por quién votaste?; which way will you be voting? ¿a quién votarás?
everybody had the chance to vote in these elections a questionnaire designed to find out which way people would be voting
the country votes in three weeks el país acudirá a las urnas dentro de tres semanas; to vote to do sth votar por hacer algo
to vote against sth votar en contra de algo
to vote in favour of sth votar a favor de algo
they voted against their own party
to vote for sb votar por or a algn
to vote [for sth] 381 delegates voted for unilateral disarmament vote for Clark!
to vote on sth someter algo a votación
to vote with one's feet
former customers voted with their feet when the café was
if the bank goes on like this, customers may start voting with their feet si el banco sigue así, es posible que los clientes empiecen a prescindir de sus servicios
students have been voting with their feet since the introduction of fees
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vote I vote
The word vote is the present subjunctive form of votar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full votar conjugation.
votar
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votar(
boh
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tahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to give a vote)
a. to vote
Yo voté a favor de la propuesta más ecológica.I voted in favor of the more environmentally-friendly proposal.
Debemos votar por el candidato con las mejores propuestas.We must vote for the candidate with the best proposals.
2. (religious)
a. to vow
Los sacerdotes votaron en la iglesia, prometiendo una vida de castidad.The priests vowed at church, promising a life of chastity.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to support with a vote)
a. to vote for (a person)
Este estado votó al candidato republicano en las últimas elecciones.This state voted for the Republican candidate in the last elections.
b. to vote (an option or a course of action)
Voté que no en el referéndum.I voted no in the referendum.
4. (to decide by vote)
a. to approve
Se votó la reforma educativa en el senado.The education reform was approved in the senate.
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votar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (partido, candidato)
a. to vote for
2. (ley)
a. to vote on
¿qué has votado, sí o no?how did you vote, yes or no?
3. (aprobar)
a. to pass, to approve
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. to vote
votar a favor de/en contra de alguiento vote for/against somebody
votar porto vote for
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
yo voto por ir a la playaI'm for going to the beach
votar por que…to vote (that)…
votar en blancoto return a blank ballot paper
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votar
transitive verb
1 (Política) [+candidato, partido] to vote for; [+moción, proyecto de ley] to pass; approve (by vote)
Pérez fue el más votado Pérez received the highest number of votes; Pérez got most votes
2 (Religión) to vow; promise;a to
intransitive verb
1 (Política) to vote;por for
2 (Religión) to vow; take a vow
3 (echar pestes) to curse; swear
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Phrases with "vote"
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right to vote
el derecho al voto
vote for me
vota por mi, votar por mí
vote for
votar por
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