outvote

[ out-voht ]
/ ˌaʊtˈvoʊt /

verb (used with object), out·vot·ed, out·vot·ing.

to outdo or defeat in voting: The rural districts outvoted the urban districts. The measure was outvoted by the farmers.

Nearby words

  1. outthrow,
  2. outthrust,
  3. outtough,
  4. outtrade,
  5. outturn,
  6. outwait,
  7. outwalk,
  8. outward,
  9. outward bound,
  10. outward-bound

Origin of outvote

First recorded in 1640–50; out- + vote

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for outvote


British Dictionary definitions for outvote

outvote

/ (ˌaʊtˈvəʊt) /

verb

(tr) to defeat by a majority of votes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012