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poll

 
Noun poll has 5 senses
  1. poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass - an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    --1 is a kind of inquiry, enquiry, research
    --1 has particulars: exit poll; straw vote, straw poll
    Derived form: verb poll1
  2. pate, poll, crown - the top of the head
    --2 is a kind of top, top side, upper side, upside
    --2 is a part of human head
    --2 has particulars: tonsure
  3. poll - the part of the head between the ears
    --3 is a kind of
    top, top side, upper side, upside
    --3 is a part of horse, Equus caballus; cow, moo-cow
  4. poll, poll parrot - a tame parrot
    --4 is a kind of parrot
  5. poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
    --5 is a kind of
    count, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tally
    Derived forms: verb poll3, verb poll2
Verb poll has 4 senses
  1. poll, canvass, canvas - get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
    --1 is one way to survey
    Derived form: noun poll1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. poll - vote in an election at a polling station
    --2 is one way to
    vote
    Derived form: noun poll5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. poll - get the votes of
    --3 is one way to
    get, acquire
    Derived form: noun poll5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. poll, pollard - convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
    --4 is one way to snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
    Derived form: noun pollard1
    Sample sentence:
    They poll the trees
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