vote along party lines

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of vote along party lines

:to vote in a manner that is consistent with the official policy or opinion of one's political party
  • Congress voted along party lines on the new education bill.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to express an opinion

  3. : to choose, endorse, decide the disposition of, defeat, or authorize by vote

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

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

  3. : an expression of opinion or preference that resembles a vote

along play
  1. : in a line matching the length or direction of

  2. : in the course of

  3. : in accordance with : in

  1. : forward, on

  2. : from one to another

  3. : in company : as a companion

party play
  1. : a person or group taking one side of a question, dispute, or contest

  2. : a group of persons organized for the purpose of directing the policies of a government

  3. : a person or group participating in an action or affair

  1. : to attend or give parties

line play lines
  1. : a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

  2. : a comparatively strong slender cord

  3. : clothesline

  1. : to mark or cover with a line or lines

  2. : to depict with lines : draw

  3. : to place or form a line along

  1. : to cover the inner surface of

  2. : to put something in the inside of : fill

  3. : to serve as the lining of


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