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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)
|The total number of votes cast in a ballot.
He won 54 per cent of the ballot.
|Liberation from imprisonment or slavery.
The World War hastened the enfranchisement of women.
|A business or service given a franchise to operate.
The franchise was limited to Estonian citizens.
|right to vote
|The hand that is on the right side of the body.
|A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
|The total number of voters who participated.
There were only 17 votes in favor of the motion.
|A 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)
|Formally decline to vote either for or against a proposal or motion.
She intends to abstain from sex before marriage.
|Restraint in one’s consumption; abstinence.
A resolution passed by 126 votes to none with six abstentions.
|(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.
|Vote by ballot.
Ambulance crews balloted unanimously to reject the deal.
|A politician who is running for public office.
Candidates applying for this position should be computer literate.
|Pick out select or choose from a number of alternatives.
I ll stay as long as I choose.
|One who is the object of choice; who is given preference.
He is by no means a forerunner in his chosen field.
|Terminate debate by calling for a vote.
A cloture motion.
|A state governed under a system of democracy.
Demands for greater democracy.
|Representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.
Democratic art forms.
|Introduce democratic reforms; of nations.
Mass production has not democratized fashion.
|Deprive of voting rights.
|Selected as the best.
More people elected to work at home.
|A vote to select the winner of a position or political office.
The 1860 presidential election.
|(of a course of study) chosen by the student rather than compulsory.
He had never held elective office.
|In the US a member of the electoral college.
Close to 60 per cent of the 60 000 registered electors voted.
|The area represented by one Member of Parliament.
75 per cent of the electorate voted for a Scottish parliament in some form.
|Give (a town) the right to be represented in Parliament.
A proposal that foreigners should be enfranchised for local elections.
|An inclination to approve.
I ve come to ask you a favour.
|A meeting at which candidates in an election address potential voters.
I was out on the hustings talking to people.
|Coming to settle in a country; immigrant.
An incoming call.
|The personification of liberty as a female figure.
Liberty perfect liberty to think or feel or do just as one pleases.
|A law enacted by the plebeians’ assembly.
The administration will hold a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms.
|Cut off the top of a tree or plant typically to encourage further growth pollard.
The country went to the polls on March 10.
|The elected head of a republican state.
The president of the European Union.
|A legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate.
|Responding readily and with interest.
Children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience.
|A woman advocate of women’s right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century.
|Express one s choice or preference by vote.
None of the Democrats voted last night.
|A citizen who has a legal right to vote.