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  Words related to veto

Related / Similar Words: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, disallow, blackball, negative

 

Definition:
  • a vote that blocks a decision;
  • 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);
  • command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store";
  • vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill";

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    Hyponyms: pocket veto, ban, bar, debar, exclude, enjoin, outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise, kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out

     

    Entailments: vote

     

    Derivational Morphology: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, disallow, blackball, negative, prohibition, ban, proscription, banishment, interdiction, inhibition, forbiddance, banning, forbidding

     

    Anagrams: vote

     

     
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