Definition: the competition or election used to identify a winner when the first experienced failed to produce an obvious victor
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): election, recount
Antonym(s): acceptance (near antonym)
1. Since none of the candidates has obtained a significant amount of votes, a runoff will be held next month.
2. The party’s mayoral candidate will be decided after the runoff.
3. Because the results were so close between the top runners, the officials have suggested a runoff to decide the winner.