Synonyms for vote down

Synonyms for (verb) vote down

Synonyms: vote down, turn thumbs down

Definition: vote against

Usage: The faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position

Similar words: vote

Definition: express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote

Usage: He voted for the motion; None of the Democrats voted last night


Synonyms: vote down, vote out, defeat, shoot down, kill

Definition: thwart the passage of

Usage: kill a motion; he shot down the student's proposal

Similar words: veto, negative, blackball

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

Usage: The President vetoed the bill