vote of confidence

noun

Definition of vote of confidence

  1. 1 :  a formal process in which people (such as the members of a legislature) vote in order to indicate whether or not they support a leader, government, etc.

  2. 2 :  a statement or action that shows continuing support and approval for someone Many people say the coach should be fired, but he was given a vote of confidence by the team president this week.

Word by Word Definitions

voteplay
  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)

confidenceplay
  1. :  a feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances

    :  faith or belief that one will act in a right, proper, or effective way

    :  the quality or state of being certain :  certitude

  1. :  of, relating to, or adept at swindling by false promises


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