- 1[transitive] ballot somebody (on something) to ask someone to vote in writing and secretly about something synonym poll The union balloted its members on the proposed changes.
- 2[intransitive] to vote secretly about something The workers balloted for a strike.
NAmE//ˈbælət//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ballot
he / she / it ballots
past simple balloted
-ing form balloting