Synonyms of veto


1. veto, vote, ballot, voting, balloting

usage: a vote that blocks a decision

2. veto, power, powerfulness

usage: 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)


1. veto, blackball, negative, oppose, controvert, contradict

usage: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"

2. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix, command, require

usage: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

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Definition and meaning of veto (Dictionary)