solicit votes

solicit votes
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

См. также в других словарях:

  • solicit — v 1. ask or ask for, request, apply for, seek or seek for; solicit votes, canvass, campaign, Inf. stump; call upon, appeal to, implore, beseech, entreat, plead, beg, Brit. Inf. prig, pray, crave; petition, supplicate, obtest, adjure, conjure,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • canvass — canvasser, n. /kan veuhs/, v.t. 1. to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, or the like from. 2. to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry; discuss; debate. v.i. 3. to solicit votes, opinions, or the like. n. 4. a soliciting of votes, orders …   Universalium

  • campaign — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. operations; plan. v. i. canvass, electioneer; fight, war. See warfare, conduct. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. operations, crusade, drive, warfare; see attack 1 , battle 2 . See Synonym Study at battle . v.… …   English dictionary for students

  • lobby — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. foyer, hall, vestibule; lobbyism; pressure group, bloc, party, lobbyists, advocates. See receptacle, influence. v. solicit, ask favors; promote, bring pressure [to bear]; plump for, root for, pull… …   English dictionary for students

  • disclosure statement — a comprehensive disclosure document sent to creditors when they are asked to vote on a plan of reorganization in Chapter 11. (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) An explanatory document that accompanies the plan and the solicitation of votes in… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • canvass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. examine, sift, discuss; solicit, campaign, poll, survey. See inquiry, request. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To seek votes] Syn. campaign, solicit votes, agitate, apply; see campaign 1 . 2. [To sell from… …   English dictionary for students

  • canvass — can·vass || kænvÉ™s n. examination, careful inspection; solicitation of votes or opinions; discussion, debate v. examine, scrutinize; discuss; solicit votes or opinions can·vas || kænvÉ™s n. coarse material (used for sails, tents, as a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canvass — can•vass [[t]ˈkæn vəs[/t]] v. t. 1) gov to solicit votes, opinions, sales orders, etc., from (a district or group of people) 2) gov to investigate by inquiry; discuss; debate 3) gov to solicit votes, opinions, etc 4) gov a soliciting of votes,… …   From formal English to slang

  • canvass — /ˈkænvəs / (say kanvuhs) verb (t) 1. to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, etc., from (a district, group of people, etc.). 2. to engage in a political campaign. 3. to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry: to canvass the new measure. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • canvass — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. solicit votes. b tr. solicit votes from (electors in a constituency). 2 tr. a ascertain opinions of. b seek custom from. c discuss thoroughly. 3 tr. Brit. propose (an idea or plan etc.). 4 intr. US check the validity of votes …   Useful english dictionary


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