2. The greater number; more than half; as, a
majority of mankind; a
majority of the votes cast.
3. [Cf. L.
majores.] Ancestors; ancestry.
4. The amount or number by which one aggregate exceeds all other aggregates with which it is contrasted; especially, the number by which the votes for a successful candidate exceed those for all other candidates; as, he is elected by a
majority of five hundred votes. See Plurality.
To go over to the majority
To join the majority, to die.
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