Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vote_down

2 senses of vote down

Sense 1
kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out -- (thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal")
       => veto, blackball, negative -- (vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill")

Sense 2
turn thumbs down, vote down -- (vote against; "The faculty turned thumbs down on the candidate for the Dean position")
       => vote -- (express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote; "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night")

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