vote (with) one's pocketbook

Definition of vote (with) one's pocketbook


  1. 1 :  to vote in a way that helps one financially

  2. 2 :  to show what one likes and dislikes by choosing where to shop and what to buy If our customers don't like our products, they will vote with their pocketbooks and not buy them.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to express one's views in response to a poll

    :  to exercise a political franchise

    :  to express an opinion

  1. :  a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision

    :  one given as an indication of approval or disapproval of a proposal, motion, or candidate for office

    :  the total number of such expressions of opinion made known at a single time (as at an election)

  1. :  a small especially paperback book that can be carried in the pocket

    :  a flat typically leather folding case for money or personal papers that can be carried in a pocket or handbag

    :  purse

  1. :  relating to or involving economic interests

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to cast off or become cast off

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