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Definition of "voteless" []

  • Having no vote; denied a vote or the right to vote. (adjective)
  • An indication of choice, opinion, or will on a question, such as the choosing of a candidate, by or as if by some recognized means, such as a ballot (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The opinion of a group of persons as determined by voting (noun)
  • A body of votes or voters collectively (noun)
  • The total number of votes cast (noun)
  • The ticket, ballot, etc, by which a vote is expressed (noun)
  • The right to vote; franchise; suffrage (noun)
  • A person regarded as the embodiment of this right (noun)
  • A means of voting, such as a ballot (noun)
  • A grant or other proposition to be voted upon (noun)
  • To express or signify (one's preference, opinion, or will) (for or against some question, etc) (verb)
  • To declare oneself as being (something or in favour of something) by exercising one's vote (verb)
  • To appoint or elect (a person to or from a particular post) (verb)
  • To determine the condition of in a specified way by voting (verb)
  • To authorize, confer, or allow by voting (verb)
  • To declare by common opinion (verb)
  • To influence or control the voting of (verb)

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Use "voteless" in a sentence
  • "KING: Well, I would hope -- let me just say what he always said, which is, a voteless people is a powerless people."
  • "The ultimate test of American democracy, historian Taylor Branch says, “is whether we can protect our voteless, most vulnerable group—children—without whom there is no future.” So I hope you will join the human posse to rescue our vulnerable children from political predators."
  • "For, when one started crunching the numbers, it turned out that in states with permanent disenfranchisement upwards of a quarter of African American male adults were voteless."