What does "Suffrage" mean?


(n.) A prayer in general, as one offered for the faithful departed (n.) A short petition, as those after the creed in matins and evensong (n.) A vote given in deciding a controverted question, or in the choice of a man for an office or trust; the formal expression of an opinion; assent; vote (n.) Aid; assistance (n.) Testimony; attestation; witness; approval (n.) The right to vote; franchise (v. t.) To vote for; to elect

Synonyms vote, right to vote

Word Family suffrages, suffragette, suffragettes