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

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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Cite this Entry

“Revote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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