Synonyms for Polling:

n.

absentee ballot, absolute majority, abstention, adoption, ballot, ballot box, block vote, casting vote, Aye, absentee vote. inquiry, interrogation, leading question, poll, query, question, questionnaire, rhetorical question, survey.

v.

questioning (verb)
asking, canvassing, challenging, inquiring, investigating, probing, questioning, seeking, surveying, Debating, Delving, Disputing, Examining, Exploring, Interpolating, Interrogating, Querying, Quizzing, Contemplating, Cross-examining, catechizing.

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Other relevant words:
abstention, adoption, ballot, inquiry, interrogation, poll, query, question, questionnaire, survey, Aye.

Usage examples for Polling

  1. An especial watcher had been set at the polling places. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  2. We are only five days from polling and I cannot spare a minute for anything else. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  3. Monday was the last day of the election- polling day- and in consequence of the number of motor cars that were flying about, the streets were hardly safe for ordinary traffic. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell