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Noun veto has 2 senses
- veto - a vote that blocks a decision
--1 is a kind of vote, ballot, voting, balloting
--1 has particulars: pocket veto
- 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
Verb veto has 2 senses
- veto, blackball, negative - vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
--1 is one way to oppose, controvert, contradict
Somebody ----s something
- 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
Sam and Sue veto the movie