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See definition of polls on Dictionary.com
  • as inelection
  • as inpolling booth

synonyms for polls

  • appointment
  • ballot
  • balloting
  • decision
  • poll
  • primary
  • referendum
  • selection
  • alternative
  • choice
  • determination
  • franchise
  • judgment
  • option
  • preference
  • ticket
  • vote-casting
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How to use polls in a sentence

The Colonel left, and in a few days the election coming off, each candidate made his appearance at the critical German polls.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The election clerk receives a poll book, a blank book to be used for the official listing of the voters who come to the polls.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
After the polls are closed, all the unused ballots are placed in a special envelope marked accordingly.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The law was the law; and none, not even the priests in their shaven polls and yellow robes, might slip beyond the law as it read.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
The electors went up to the polls and solemnly put in tickets.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
It had found it so easy to buy legislatures and courts that it did not trouble itself about the polls.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The engineer is about due for active participation in civic affairs other than a yearly visit to the polls to register his vote.
OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERINGCHARLES M. HORTON
There were too few authors to be of much value at the polls, and even of those few only a small percentage were vitally concerned.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It would be as unfair to exclude such men from the legislature, or from the polls, as from the jury box.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
On the whole, however, their state is merely a caricature of the polls, a corruption of Hellas.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLLS

  • alternative
  • appointment
  • ballot
  • balloting
  • choice
  • decision
  • determination
  • franchise
  • judgment
  • option
  • poll
  • polls
  • preference
  • primary
  • referendum
  • selection
  • ticket
  • vote-casting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.