HyperDic: poll

English > 9 senses of the word poll:
NOUNcognitionpoll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvassan inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
bodypoll, pate, crownthe top of the head
bodypollthe part of the head between the ears
animalpoll, poll parrota tame parrot
actpollthe counting of votes (as in an election)
VERBsocialpoll, canvassget the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
socialpollvote in an election at a polling station
socialpollget the votes of
contactpoll, pollardconvert into a pollard
poll > pronunciation
Soundspow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > poll: 9 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.
Synonymsopinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass
Narrowerexit pollA poll of voters as they leave the voting place
straw vote, straw pollAn unofficial vote taken to determine opinion on some issue
Broaderinquiry, enquiry, researchA search for knowledge
Spanishencuesta, encuesta pública, solicitud, sondeo, sondeo público
Catalanenquesta pública, sondeig, sondeig públic
Nounspollstersomeone who conducts surveys of public opinion
Verbspollget the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
English > poll: 9 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe top of the head.
Synonymspate, crown
Part ofhuman headThe head of a human being
NarrowertonsureThe shaved crown of a monk's or priest's / priest's head
Broadertop, top side, upper side, upsideThe highest or uppermost side of anything
Spanishcorona, mollera
Catalanclepsa, closca, corona, xolla
English > poll: 9 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe part of the head between the ears.
Part ofcow, moo-cowfemale of domestic cattle
horse, Equus caballussolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Broadertop, top side, upper side, upsideThe highest or uppermost side of anything
English > poll: 9 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningA tame parrot.
Synonympoll parrot
Broaderparrotusually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
Spanishloro doméstico
English > poll: 9 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe counting of votes (as in an election).
CategoryelectionA vote to select the winner of a position or political office
Broadercount, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tallyThe act of counting
Spanishescrutinio, recuento de votos
Catalanescrutini
Verbspollvote in an election at a polling station
pollget the votes of
English > poll: 9 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGet the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymcanvass
Narrowercircularize, circularisecanvass by distributing letters
Broadersurveymake a survey of
Spanishencuestar, sondear
Catalanenquestar, sondar
Nounspollan inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
English > poll: 9 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningVote in an election at a polling station.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
BroadervoteExpress one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution
Spanishdar el voto, votar
Nounspollthe counting of votes (as in an election)
English > poll: 9 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningGet the votes of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Nounspollthe counting of votes (as in an election)
English > poll: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningconvert into a pollard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey poll the trees
Example"pollard trees"
Synonympollard
Broadersnip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut backcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
Spanishpodar
Catalanpodar
Nounspollarda tree with limbs cut back to promote a more bushy growth of foliage

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