voter

noun
vot·​er | \ ˈvō-tər How to pronounce voter (audio) \

Definition of voter

: one that votes or has the legal right to vote

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The spring theater season is notoriously overstuffed, with Broadway houses mounting splashy productions in an effort to sway Tony voters before the awards qualification cut-off date (April 25). Keaton Bell, Vogue, "What the Constitution Means to Me," 2 Apr. 2019 British voters narrowly elected to leave the EU, thereby giving up its place in one of the world’s most powerful political unions. Rachel Janfaza, Teen Vogue, "With Brexit Looming, Young Activists Are Still Fighting to Stay in the European Union," 13 Mar. 2019 Contrary to the authors’ claims, most voters across both parties are also at odds with the president’s stance on immigration, taxes and gun control. WSJ, "Democrats Really Do Own Education Reform," 20 Mar. 2019 Here are five big questions voters will answer tonight. Allure, "The 15 Best Face Washes for Oily Skin," 19 Mar. 2019 Hours after Booker left New Hampshire, voters there cheered California Sen. Kamala Harris’ vows to take on the president. Elana Schor, The Seattle Times, "Ready to fight: Cory Booker shows his tough side to voters," 20 Feb. 2019 How much love, how much aloha, will voters show Tulsi Gabbard in the battle of Election 2020? Celeste Katz, Glamour, "Tulsi Gabbard Wants to Put a Little ‘Aloha’ in the 2020 Race," 19 Jan. 2019 As sure as black women have proven themselves to be the often-underappreciated backbone of the Democratic party, white women voters are establishing themselves as maddeningly, confusingly . . Vogue, "Our Favorite Longreads From 2018," 21 Dec. 2018 California voters approved a measure allowing the state to make daylight saving time (DST) year-round, instead of only from early March to early November. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "California moves toward permanent daylight saving time," 7 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of voter

circa 1578, in the meaning defined above

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voter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of voter

: a person who votes or who has the legal right to vote

voter

noun
vot·​er | \ ˈvō-tər How to pronounce voter (audio) \

Kids Definition of voter

: a person who votes or who has the legal right to vote

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