re·​vote | \ ˈrē-ˌvōt How to pronounce revote (audio) \
variants: or re-vote
plural revotes or re-votes

Definition of revote

: 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

Other Words from revote

revote \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈvōt How to pronounce revote (audio) \ 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Revote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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