ballot - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈbælət/
singularballot
pluralballots
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of voting secretly to choose a candidate in an election or express an opinion about an issue

    Party leaders are elected by ballot.

    a strike ballot

    1. a.
      [singular] the total number of votes recorded in an election

      She got just over 60% of the ballot.

  2. 2
    [countable] a piece of paper that you write your vote on