Found 3 items, similar to Poll.
English → Indonesian
angket, menanyai, pengumpulan pendapat
English → English
n 1: an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a
random sample of people [syn: opinion poll
, public opinion poll
2: the top of the head [syn: pate
3: the part of the head between the ears
4: a tame parrot [syn: poll parrot
5: the counting of votes (as in an election)
v 1: get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
2: vote in an election at a polling station
3: get the votes of
4: convert into a pollard; “pollard trees”
English → English
, n. [From Polly, The proper name.]
A parrot; -- familiarly so called.
, n. [Gr. ? the many, the rabble.]
One who does not try for honors, but is content to take a
degree merely; a passman. [Cambridge Univ., Eng.]
, n. [Akin to LG. polle the head, the crest of a
bird, the top of a tree, OD. pol, polle, Dan. puld the crown
of a hat.]
1. The head; the back part of the head. “All flaxen was his
2. A number or aggregate of heads; a list or register of
heads or individuals.
We are the greater poll, and in true fear
They gave us our demands. --Shak.
The muster file, rotten and sound, upon my life,
amounts not to fifteen thousand poll. --Shak.
3. Specifically, the register of the names of electors who
may vote in an election.
4. The casting or recording of the votes of registered
electors; as, the close of the poll.
All soldiers quartered in place are to remove . . .
and not to return till one day after the poll is
5. pl. The place where the votes are cast or recorded; as, to
go to the polls.
6. The broad end of a hammer; the but of an ax.
7. (Zo["o]l.) The European chub. See Pollard
, a register of persons entitled to vote at an
(Far.), an inflammatory swelling or abscess on a
horse's head, confined beneath the great ligament of the
(Mining), a pole having a heavy spike on the end,
forming a kind of crowbar.
, a tax levied by the head, or poll; a capitation
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Polled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or
end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head;
to poll a tree.
When he [Absalom] pollled his head. --2 Sam. xiv.
His death did so grieve them that they polled
themselves; they clipped off their horse and mule's
hairs. --Sir T.
2. To cut off; to remove by clipping, shearing, etc.; to mow
or crop; -- sometimes with off; as, to poll the hair; to
poll wool; to poll grass.
Who, as he polled off his dart's head, so sure he
That all the counsels of their war he would poll off
like it. --Chapman.
3. To extort from; to plunder; to strip. [Obs.]
Which polls and pills the poor in piteous wise.
4. To impose a tax upon. [Obs.]
5. To pay as one's personal tax.
The man that polled but twelve pence for his head.
6. To enter, as polls or persons, in a list or register; to
enroll, esp. for purposes of taxation; to enumerate one by
Polling the reformed churches whether they equalize
in number those of his three kingdoms. --Milton.
7. To register or deposit, as a vote; to elicit or call
forth, as votes or voters; as, he polled a hundred votes
more than his opponent.
And poll for points of faith his trusty vote.
8. (Law) To cut or shave smooth or even; to cut in a straight
line without indentation; as, a polled deed. See Dee? poll
To poll a jury
, to call upon each member of the jury to
answer individually as to his concurrence in a verdict
which has been rendered.
, v. i.
To vote at an election. --Beaconsfield.