vote on/onto

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of vote on/onto

:to decide by a vote that (someone) will be allowed to become a member of (a group, team, etc.)
  • You have been voted onto the team.
  • She was voted on the committee.

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

onto play
  1. : to a position on

  2. : in or into a state of awareness about

  3. used as a function word to indicate a set each element of which is the image of at least one element of another set

  1. : mapping elements in such a way that every element in one set is the image of at least one element in another set


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