re·​vote ˈrē-ˌvōt How to pronounce revote (audio)
variants or re-vote
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 revoteJohn Siciliano and Josh Siegel
revote verb, transitive + intransitive
or re-vote
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

Examples of revote in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coinciding with many district budgets up for a revote, the Vermont Senate rejected Gov. Phil Scott’s choice for education secretary – Zoie Saunders, whose career includes time as a charter school executive and public school administrator in Florida. Riley Robinson, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2024 After a revote ended in a tie in 2022, the name changes stood. Campbell Robertson, New York Times, 10 May 2024 The revote is happening after the NLRB determined in November that Amazon broke the law during the first election, which was also held by mail, primarily because of a mailbox the company had installed in front of the facility. WSJ, 2 Feb. 2022 Under Jake's scenario, the tie would then lead to a revote, which would also be a tie., 8 Nov. 2023 With fan protests growing, several clubs have suggested a revote over the last few weeks. Manuel Veth, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 That led to a 3-3 tie between Naseer and Heather, with Naseer taken out unanimously on the revote. Dalton Ross,, 18 Nov. 2021 After the vote was rigged for Yanukovych, Ukrainians rose up in the Orange Revolution, which culminated in a revote and a victory for Yushchenko. The Week Staff, The Week, 6 Mar. 2022 Two months ago, the NLRB ordered a revote after concluding that Amazon had improperly interfered in the election. Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of revote was in 1807

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“Revote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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