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Synonyms for veto
ˈvi toʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veto(noun)

    a vote that blocks a decision

  2. veto(verb)

    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)

  3. veto, blackball, negative(verb)

    vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

    "The President vetoed the bill"

    Synonyms:
    blackball, ostracize, forbid, negative, ostracise, prohibit, banish, ban, nix, interdict, proscribe, cast out, disallow, shun

  4. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix(verb)

    command against

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

    Synonyms:
    blackball, interdict, forestall, disallow, prohibit, preclude, nix, negative, prevent, proscribe, foreclose, forbid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. veto(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prohibition (of a legislative act by the executive), refusal to sanction

  2. veto(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prohibit, forbid, negative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cassation, vet

How to pronounce veto?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say veto in sign language?

  1. veto

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2605negative
#5429ban
#10096vet
#13003prohibit
#19868veto
#20868preclude
#21483nix
#23833forbid
#31524shun
#32325disallow
#50455banish
#74866foreclose
#75403forestall
#108408interdict
#109599cassation
#127559blackball
#139126proscribe
#258195ostracize

How to use veto in a sentence?

  1. John Hoeven:

    We may not have enough to overcome a veto, so it may be a two-step process.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I thank my friend @JoeBiden for joining our effort to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi military campaign in Yemen, which, over four years of war, has experienced the world's worst humanitarian crisis, we must override @realDonaldTrump's veto.

  3. William Howell:

    I have to see what his veto message said.

  4. The Egyptian:

    Egypt's proposal is an effort to maintain a self-claimed colonial era-based water allocation and veto power on any project in the Nile system.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Talking and discussing the rights, yours and ours, puts you and us, in the wave of judicial mirage for hoping equality and justice. As a bare reality, the United Nations cannot employ and enforce that under its veto sword, in the presence of civilized Ali Baba and hundreds of lawmakers-thieves.


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