- (British, America) IPA: /ˈsʌfɹɪdʒ/
- (uncountable) The right or chance to vote, express an opinion, or participate in a decision.
- (countable) A vote in deciding a particular question.
- The right to vote for elected officials in a representative democracy.
- universal suffrage, women's suffrage, negro suffrage
- (US) The right of women to vote.
- (countable, Christianity) A prayer, for example a prayer offered for the faithful dead.
Creed of Pope Pius IV
- I firmly believe that there is a purgatory, and that the souls therein detained are helped by the suffrages of the faithful.
- (countable, Christianity) A short petition, as those after the creed in matins and evensong.
- (uncountable) Aid, intercession.
- Testimony; attestation; witness; approval.
- Lactantius and St. Austin confirm by their suffrage the observation made by heathen writers.
- Every miracle is the suffrage of Heaven to the truth of a doctrine.
- (right to vote) franchise
- French: suffrage
- German: Stimmrecht, Wahlrecht
- Italian: suffragio
- Portuguese: sufrágio
- Russian: избира́тельное пра́во
- Spanish: sufragio