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〔 ˋvito 〕


〔 ˊviːtou 〕

Overview of noun veto

The noun veto has 2 senses

  • veto -- (a vote that blocks a decision)

  • veto -- (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))

Overview of verb veto

The verb veto has 2 senses

  • veto, blackball, negative -- (vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill")

  • forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix -- (command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans")