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Meaning & Definition of Veto in English

English

Veto

/vitoʊ/

noun

1. A vote that blocks a decision

    synonym:
  • veto

2. 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)

    synonym:
  • veto

verb

1. Vote against

  • Refuse to endorse
  • Refuse to assent
  • "The president vetoed the bill"
    synonym:
  • veto
  • ,
  • blackball
  • ,
  • negative

2. Command against

  • "I forbid you to call me late at night"
  • "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
  • "Dad nixed our plans"
    synonym:
  • forbid
  • ,
  • prohibit
  • ,
  • interdict
  • ,
  • proscribe
  • ,
  • veto
  • ,
  • disallow
  • ,
  • nix