poll - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/pəʊl/
singularpoll
pluralpolls
  1. 1
    an occasion when a lot of people are asked what they feel about something, usually by a company paid by a political party, television programme etc

    They’re worried about the government’s present low standing in the polls.

    A recent poll indicated that most people opposed the changes.

    carry out/conduct a poll:

    According to a poll conducted last week, 75% of the public support the Prime Minister.