voter

noun
ADJECTIVE
eligible, registered

Only a quarter of registered voters actually voted in the election.

absentee (AmE)
overseas
floating (BrE), uncommitted, undecided
first-time, new
swing
likely, potential
ordinary

the feelings of ordinary voters

Labour, Republican, etc.
black, rural, young, etc.
primary (AmE)
state (AmE)
VERB + VOTER
appeal to, attract, woo

attempts to appeal to undecided voters

persuade
convince, remind
urge, warn
influence, sway
register
disenfranchise
VOTER + VERB
choose sb, elect sb, go for sb, pick sb

In this election, voters chose candidates who promised economic security.

back sb, favour/favor sb, prefer sb
participate in sth, turn out

More than two million voters participated in the election.

cast their vote, go to the polls, vote
want sth
approve sth, decide sth, pass sth, support sth
reject sth
VOTER + NOUN
turnout

Voter turnout was very low.

participation
registration
apathy, fatigue
intimidation

The opposition alleged voter intimidation by the army.

fraud
list, roll (AmE)

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • voter — [ vɔte ] v. <conjug. : 1> • 1704; angl. to vote (→ vote); « exprimer son suffrage dans un chapitre » 1680 ; du lat. votum 1 ♦ V. intr. Exprimer son opinion par son vote (1o), son suffrage. Ils « n avaient pas le temps de résidence… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Voter — Vot er, n. One who votes; one who has a legal right to vote, or give his suffrage; an elector; a suffragist; as, an independent voter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voter — index constituent (member) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 voter …   Law dictionary

  • voter — [vōt′ər] n. a person who has a right to vote; elector, esp. one who actually votes …   English World dictionary

  • VOTER — v. intr. Donner sa voix, son suffrage dans une élection, dans une délibération. Il n’a pas voulu voter. Je vote comme vous. Voter par assis et levé. Voter à main levée. Voter au scrutin secret. J’ai voté pour lui. VOTER s’emploie aussi comme… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • voter — (vo té) v. n. 1°   Autrefois, voter était employé dans les couvents, et signifiait donner sa voix au chapitre.    Plus tard, quelques historiens s en servirent en parlant des affaires d Angleterre ou à l imitation des affaires d Angleterre, pour… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • voter — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. elector, balloter, registered voter, member of a constituency, member of the electorate; part of the farm vote, labor vote, urban vote, etc.; vote caster, absentee voter, native, naturalized citizen, poll tax payer,… …   English dictionary for students

  • VOTER — v. n. Donner sa voix, son suffrage dans une élection, dans une délibération. Il n a pas voulu voter. Je vote comme vous. Voter par assis et levé.   Activem., Voter une loi, un impôt, Exprimer, au moyen des votes, son consentement à une loi, à un… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • voter — n. 1) an absentee; floating (BE) ( unattached ); independent; registered voter 2) a voter registers (to vote) * * * [ vəʊtə] independent registered voter floating ( unattached ; BE) an absentee a voter registers (to vote) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • voter — vot|er [ˈvəutə US ˈvoutər] n 1.) someone who has the right to vote in a political election, or who votes in a particular election ▪ Voters overwhelmingly rejected the far right in the May elections. ▪ In Ireland 83% of voters favoured EC… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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