vote down

verb

(tr, adverb) to decide against or defeat in a votethe bill was voted down

Nearby words

  1. vostro account,
  2. votable,
  3. votaress,
  4. votary,
  5. vote,
  6. vote of no confidence,
  7. vote of non-confidence,
  8. vote with one's feet,
  9. vote-getter,
  10. voteable

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Idioms and Phrases with vote down

vote down

Defeat a candidate or measure, as in The new amendment was voted down by a narrow margin. This idiom was first recorded in 1642.

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