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Noun: ballot  ba-lut
  1. A document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
     
  2. A choice that is made by counting the number of people in favour of each alternative
    "there were only 17 ballots in favour of the motion";
    - vote, voting, balloting
     
  3. The total number of voters who participated
    "they are expecting a large ballot";
    - vote, voter turnout
Verb: ballot  ba-lut
  1. Vote by ballot
    "The voters were balloting in this state"

Derived forms: ballots, balloting, balloted

Type of: choice, document, numerical quantity, option, papers, pick, selection, vote, written document

Encyclopedia: Ballot