cast (one's) vote

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cast (one's) vote

1. To vote in an election or other such contest in which votes are collected; to vote. You seem happy about the results of the election. I guess I know which candidate you cast your vote for! I need to go to the polling place and cast my vote!
2. To share one's opinion on something (which could involve informal "voting"). If I get a say in the matter, I cast my vote in favor of a new microwave for the break room! Raise your hand to cast your vote for lower monthly dues!
See also: cast, vote

cast one's vote

to vote; to place one's ballot in the ballot box. The citizens cast their votes for president. The wait in line to cast one's vote was almost an hour.
See also: cast, vote
References in classic literature ?
I cast my vote, perchance, as I think right; but I am not vitally concerned that that right should prevail.
I got made my NA card again and then I cast my vote. All of the members of NA are equal, all should be treated equally.
After casting my vote I was waiting for my wife and sitting on the stairs of the veranda when another policeman asked me if I had cast my vote. I replied that I was waiting for my wife.
"Just cast my vote. High time that all of you came out to vote for Pakistan's progress and prosperity," said Sharif.
'I am angry because I cannot cast my vote. Because I just turned 18 and obtained my CNIC and became eligible to cast vote', said a young LHV.
"I want to cast my vote as soon as possible, before heading to my work," said one of the voters in Imbaba district early on Monday.
Speaking to Cihan, Turkish expatriate Aytemur AkbaE- said the presidential election meant a lot for Turkey's unity and solidarity, adding, "I cast my vote with the idea of contributing to a decrease in political tension in Turkey."
I will bite down, swallow hard, and I will, come November, cast my vote for Kerry.
"But I'm looking at what my options are when it comes time to cast my vote." Robb has expressed strenuous disapproval of the administration's foreign policy, and aspects of its domestic policies as well.
"The country is electing its representatives, even I went to Ahmedabad to cast my vote. President and Vice President of the country were standing in queues to cast their votes.
"Yes, I am ready to cast my vote. We must cast our votes for the right candidates or party which could live upto the expectations of the nation," Squash legend Jahangir Khan told on Friday evening.
Sanjay Seth the BJP candidate from Ranchi after voting who cast his vote said: "Before coming here to cast my vote, I went to the temple of Goddess Kali, Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesha and Lord Shani Maharaj.
Ali, who is a freedom fighter, said: "I will definitely go to cast my vote. I also appeal to young voters to come out and vote.
However, Nath, while speaking to ANI, said: "I had already cast my vote. When people asked me when those from media asked me whom I have voted for I showed this (palm).