vote out


vote out
verb
thwart the passage of
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kill a motion

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he shot down the student's proposal

Syn: ↑kill, ↑shoot down, ↑defeat, ↑vote down
Derivationally related forms: ↑defeat (for: ↑defeat)
Hypernyms: ↑veto, ↑blackball, ↑negative
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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vote out
To dismiss from office by a vote
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Main Entry:vote

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ˌvote ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they vote out he/she/it votes out present participle voting out past tense voted out past participle voted out] phrasal verb
to remove a person or political party from a position by voting
Thesaurus: to vote in an election or on a political issuehyponym
Main entry: vote

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vote out [phrasal verb]
vote (someone) out or vote out (someone) : to decide by a vote that (someone) will no longer have an office or position

She was voted out (of office) last year.

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Main Entry:vote

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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