- to outdo or defeat in voting: The rural districts outvoted the urban districts. The measure was outvoted by the farmers.
Origin of outvote
Related Words for outvotealter, annul, control, countermand, direct, disallow, disregard, dominate, govern, ignore, influence, invalidate, nullify, outweigh, overturn, quash, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke
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Historical Examples of outvote
Now Rockingham and his friends needed aid from somebody to give them the strength to outvote Grenville and the Tories.A Short History of the United States
A number of these kings and princelings, combining in the Bundesrat, can outvote the powerful king of Prussia.Face to Face with Kaiserism
James W. Gerard
Our defeats we claimed as victories, inasmuch as we forced our opponents to bring out all their friends to outvote us.
I don't want to interfere in your plans, and as you would be two to one of course you could outvote me if I did.Dorothy's Double
G. A. Henty
It had no chance of passage, unless the king would create enough new peers to outvote the opposition.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century
- (tr) to defeat by a majority of votes