Synonym: canvass, questionnaire, survey, vote. Similar words: pollution, poly, pole, policy, police, apology, apologize, political. Meaning: [pəʊl] n. 1. an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people 2. the top of the head 3. the part of the head between the ears 4. a tame parrot 5. the counting of votes (as in an election). v. 1. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions 2. vote in an election at a polling station 3. get the votes of 4. convert into a pollard.
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1. The council tax replaces the poll tax next April.
2. The result of the poll has now been declared.
3. They expected a heavy poll.
4. The poll showed that 80% of the population supported regional self-government.
5. A straw poll conducted at the end of the meeting found most people agreed with Mr Forth.
6. The poll was widely discredited after allegations of ballot rigging.
7. A nationwide poll revealed different food preferences in the North and the South.
8. A regressive tax, like the poll tax, takes proportionately more of a poor person's income.
9. The poll gave a popular approval rating of 39% for the President.
10. A recent poll suggests some surprising changes in public opinion.
11. A recent poll found that 80% of Californians support the governor.
12. We're carrying out/conducting a poll to find out what people think about abortion.
13. The poll revealed massive support for the proposal.
14. Labour won the election with 40% of the poll.
15. Does this opinion poll accurately reflect the public mood?
16. They gained 20% of the poll.
17. Labour was top of the poll with forty-six percent.
18. We're conducting a poll among school leavers.
19. The poll provided a morale boost for the Conservatives.
20. A poll was conducted to gauge consumers' attitudes.
21. The poll reported Labour to be leading.
22. Smith changed his name by deed poll to Jervis-Smith.
23. They went there to poll.
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24. The latest poll gives the Republicans a 5％ lead.
25. Labour is ahead in the poll.
26. He changed his name by deed poll.
27. The poll tax was a creature of the Government.
28. Nearly three-quarters of people questioned in an opinion poll agreed with the government's decision.
29. He will have been heartened by the telephone opinion poll published yesterday.
30. The party is buoyed up by the latest opinion poll results.
More similar words: pollution, poly, pole, policy, police, apology, apologize, political, politician, politically, toll, roll, doll, metropolitan, collar, enroll, follow, roll in, roll out, roll up, rolling, collect, college, collapse, follow up, as follows, following, collector, colleague, colloquial.