Definition of Veto

1. Noun. A vote that blocks a decision.

Generic synonyms: Ballot, Balloting, Vote, Voting
Specialized synonyms: Pocket Veto



2. Verb. Vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent. "The President vetoed the bill"
Exact synonyms: Blackball, Negative
Generic synonyms: Contradict, Controvert, Oppose
Entails: Vote
Specialized synonyms: Defeat, Kill, Shoot Down, Vote Down, Vote Out
Derivative terms: Negative

3. Noun. The power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature).
Generic synonyms: Power, Powerfulness

4. Verb. Command against. "Sam and Sue veto the movie "; "Dad nixed our plans"

Definition of Veto

1. n. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.

2. v. t. To prohibit; to negative; also, to refuse assent to, as a legislative bill, and thus prevent its enactment; as, to veto an appropriation bill.

3. n. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.

4. v. t. To prohibit; to negative; also, to refuse assent to, as a legislative bill, and thus prevent its enactment; as, to veto an appropriation bill.

Definition of Veto

1. Noun. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc. ¹

2. Noun. An invocation of that right. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To use a veto against. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Veto

1. to forbid or prevent authoritatively [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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veto (current term)
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