Synonyms for veto

Synonyms for (noun) veto

Synonyms: veto

Definition: a vote that blocks a decision

Similar words: ballot, balloting, vote, voting

Definition: a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative

Usage: there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion; they allowed just one vote per person


Synonyms: veto

Definition: 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)

Similar words: power, powerfulness

Definition: possession of controlling influence

Usage: the deterrent power of nuclear weapons; the power of his love saved her; his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

Synonyms for (verb) veto

Synonyms: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, veto, nix, forbid, interdict

Definition: command against

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

Similar words: require, command

Definition: make someone do something


Synonyms: veto, negative, blackball

Definition: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

Usage: The President vetoed the bill

Similar words: oppose, contradict, controvert

Definition: be resistant to

Usage: The board opposed his motion