Synonyms of veto in English:

veto


See definition of veto

noun

1‘the president still has the power of veto over Congressional legislation’

SYNONYMS

rejection, vetoing, dismissal, denial, declination, turndown

prohibition, prohibiting, proscription, preclusion, restriction, suppression, stoppage

embargo, ban, boycott, bar, interdict

informal thumbs down, red light, knock-back

ANTONYMS

approval, OK


verb

1‘the president carried out his threat to veto the bill’

SYNONYMS

reject, turn down, throw out, dismiss, say ‘no’ to, rule against, overrule, rule out, quash

prohibit, forbid, interdict, proscribe, disallow, outlaw, embargo, place an embargo on, ban, bar, block, preclude, put a stop to, put an end to, stop, nullify, declare null and void

informal kill, squash, put the kibosh on, give the thumbs down to, give the red light to

ANTONYMS

approve, authorize