SUFFRAGE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for SUFFRAGE?

Need another word that means the same as “suffrage”? Find 7 synonyms and 30 related words for “suffrage” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Suffrage” are: right to vote, vote, franchise, voting rights, the vote, enfranchisement, ballot

Suffrage as a Noun

Definitions of "Suffrage" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “suffrage” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
  • Intercessory prayers, especially those for the dead.
  • The right to vote in political elections.
  • A vote given in assent to a proposal or in favour of the election of a particular person.
  • A series of petitions pronounced by the priest with the responses of the congregation.
  • (in the Book of Common Prayer) the intercessory petitions pronounced by a priest in the Litany.

Synonyms of "Suffrage" as a noun (7 Words)

ballotThe total number of votes cast in a ballot.
He won 54 per cent of the ballot.
enfranchisementLiberation from imprisonment or slavery.
The World War hastened the enfranchisement of women.
franchiseA business or service given a franchise to operate.
The franchise was limited to Estonian citizens.
right to voteThe hand that is on the right side of the body.
the voteA legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
voteThe total number of voters who participated.
There were only 17 votes in favor of the motion.
voting rightsA choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative.

Usage Examples of "Suffrage" as a noun

  • The women's suffrage movement.
  • The suffrages of the community.
  • Universal adult suffrage.

Associations of "Suffrage" (30 Words)

abstainFormally decline to vote either for or against a proposal or motion.
She intends to abstain from sex before marriage.
abstentionRestraint in one’s consumption; abstinence.
A resolution passed by 126 votes to none with six abstentions.
autonomy(in Kantian moral philosophy) the capacity of an agent to act in accordance with objective morality rather than under the influence of desires.
Economic autonomy is still a long way off for many women.
ballotVote by ballot.
Ambulance crews balloted unanimously to reject the deal.
candidateA politician who is running for public office.
Candidates applying for this position should be computer literate.
choosePick out select or choose from a number of alternatives.
I ll stay as long as I choose.
chosenOne who is the object of choice; who is given preference.
He is by no means a forerunner in his chosen field.
clotureTerminate debate by calling for a vote.
A cloture motion.
democracyA state governed under a system of democracy.
Demands for greater democracy.
democraticRepresenting or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.
Democratic art forms.
democratizeIntroduce democratic reforms; of nations.
Mass production has not democratized fashion.
disfranchiseDeprive of voting rights.
electSelected as the best.
More people elected to work at home.
electionA vote to select the winner of a position or political office.
The 1860 presidential election.
elective(of a course of study) chosen by the student rather than compulsory.
He had never held elective office.
electorIn the US a member of the electoral college.
Close to 60 per cent of the 60 000 registered electors voted.
electorateThe area represented by one Member of Parliament.
75 per cent of the electorate voted for a Scottish parliament in some form.
enfranchiseGive (a town) the right to be represented in Parliament.
A proposal that foreigners should be enfranchised for local elections.
favourAn inclination to approve.
I ve come to ask you a favour.
hustingsA meeting at which candidates in an election address potential voters.
I was out on the hustings talking to people.
incomingComing to settle in a country; immigrant.
An incoming call.
libertyThe personification of liberty as a female figure.
Liberty perfect liberty to think or feel or do just as one pleases.
plebisciteA law enacted by the plebeians’ assembly.
The administration will hold a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms.
pollCut off the top of a tree or plant typically to encourage further growth pollard.
The country went to the polls on March 10.
presidentThe elected head of a republican state.
The president of the European Union.
referendumA legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate.
responsiveResponding readily and with interest.
Children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience.
suffragetteA woman advocate of women’s right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century.
voteExpress one s choice or preference by vote.
None of the Democrats voted last night.
voterA citizen who has a legal right to vote.

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