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veto

 
Noun veto has 2 senses
  1. veto - a vote that blocks a decision
    --1 is a kind of
    vote, ballot, voting, balloting
    --1 has particulars: pocket veto
    Derived forms: verb veto2, verb veto1
  2. veto - 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)
    --2 is a kind of
    power, powerfulness
    Derived form: verb veto1
Verb veto has 2 senses
  1. veto, blackball, negative - vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
    --1 is one way to oppose, controvert, contradict
    Derived forms: noun veto2, noun veto1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow - command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
    --2 is one way to command, require, compel
    Derived form: noun veto1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue veto the movie
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