Definition of outvote in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈvōt/


[with object]
Defeat by tallying a greater number of votes.
Example sentences
  • It seems unlikely that simply being outvoted would deflect them from their path.
  • You only have to outvote, outspend or outshout them.
  • The use of qualified majority voting in the Council was an obvious constraint: any individual government might be outvoted.

Words that rhyme with outvote

afloat, bloat, boat, capote, coat, connote, cote, dote, emote, float, gloat, goat, groat, misquote, moat, mote, note, oat, promote, quote, rote, shoat, smote, stoat, Succoth, table d'hôte, Terre Haute, throat, tote, vote, wrote

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Syllabification: out·vote

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