One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was elected in a rigged vote’
ballot, poll, election, referendum, plebiscite, public vote, general election, local election, popular vote, straw poll, show of hands
2‘in 1918 women over thirty got the vote in Britain’
suffrage, franchise, enfranchisement, right to vote, voting rights
voice, say, option, choice
1‘only 28 per cent of the electorate voted in the referendum’
go to the polls, cast one's vote, mark one's ballot paper
2‘I vote we have one more game’
suggest, propose, recommend, advocate, move, table, submit
‘he was voted in as honorary secretary’
elect, return, put in power, select, choose, pick, adopt, appoint, designate, opt for, plump for, decide on, settle on, fix on
‘he persuaded delegates to vote out the prime minister’
depose, oust, push out, turn out, remove from office, remove from power, unseat, dethrone, displace, dismiss, discharge, dislodge, eject, cashier
boot out, kick out, drum out, give someone the boot, defenestrate
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