revote

noun re·vote \ ˈrē-ˌvōt \
variants: or re-vote
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of revote

plural revotes or re-votes
: the act or process of voting again
  • The board ordered/held/scheduled a revote.
  • A coalition of human rights groups called for a revote, saying there were thousands of complaints of violations at the polls …
  • —Kareem Fahim and Mayy El Sheikh
  • He won the revote.
  • The Senate voted on the tax bill Tuesday night before it went back to the House for a revote
  • —John Siciliano and Josh Siegel

revote

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈvōt\ or re-vote verb, transitive + intransitive revoted or re-voted; revoting or re-voting
    • After some tweaking, the Senate was expected to approve the bill overnight Tuesday. The House would then need to re-vote on Wednesday.
    • —Dan Freedman
    • The city will revote on the zoning request in December.
    • —William Hughes
    • … it still took us more than three hours of debate, discussion, voting and revoting to arrive at a consensus.
    • —Keven Ann Willey

First Known Use of revote

1807

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