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English → English (WordNet) Definition: cumulative vote cumulative vote n : an election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cumulative vote Vote \Vote\, n. [L. votum a vow, wish, will, fr. vovere, votum, to vow: cf. F. vote. See Vow.] [1913 Webster] 1. An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer. [Obs.] --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 2. A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage. [1913 Webster] 3. That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote. [1913 Webster] The freeman casting with unpurchased hand The vote that shakes the turrets of the land. --Holmes. [1913 Webster] 4. Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence. [1913 Webster] 5. Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote. [1913 Webster] Casting vote, Cumulative vote, etc. See under Casting, Cumulative, etc. [1913 Webster] Cumulative \Cu"mu*la*tive\ (k?"m?-l?-t?v), a. [Cf. F. cumulatif.] [1913 Webster] 1. Composed of parts in a heap; forming a mass; aggregated. “As for knowledge which man receiveth by teaching, it is cumulative, not original.” --Bacon [1913 Webster] 2. Augmenting, gaining, or giving force, by successive additions; as, a cumulative argument, i. e., one whose force increases as the statement proceeds. [1913 Webster] The argument . . . is in very truth not logical and single, but moral and cumulative. --Trench. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) (a) Tending to prove the same point to which other evidence has been offered; -- said of evidence. (b) Given by same testator to the same legatee; -- said of a legacy. --Bouvier. --Wharton. [1913 Webster] Cumulative action (Med.), that action of certain drugs, by virtue of which they produce, when administered in small doses repeated at considerable intervals, the same effect as if given in a single large dose. Cumulative poison, a poison the action of which is cumulative. Cumulative vote or Cumulative system of voting (Politics), that system which allows to each voter as many votes as there are persons to be voted for, and permits him to accumulate these votes upon one person, or to distribute them among the candidates as he pleases. [1913 Webster]

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