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out·vote

 (out-vōt′)
tr.v. out·vot·ed, out·vot·ing, out·votes
1. To outdo in voting: The county seat outvoted the smaller towns.
2. To defeat (an opponent or proposal, for example) in voting.

outvote

(ˌaʊtˈvəʊt)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to defeat by a majority of votes

out•vote

(ˌaʊtˈvoʊt)

v.t. -vot•ed, -vot•ing.
to defeat in voting.

outvote


Past participle: outvoted
Gerund: outvoting

Imperative
outvote
outvote
Present
I outvote
you outvote
he/she/it outvotes
we outvote
you outvote
they outvote
Preterite
I outvoted
you outvoted
he/she/it outvoted
we outvoted
you outvoted
they outvoted
Present Continuous
I am outvoting
you are outvoting
he/she/it is outvoting
we are outvoting
you are outvoting
they are outvoting
Present Perfect
I have outvoted
you have outvoted
he/she/it has outvoted
we have outvoted
you have outvoted
they have outvoted
Past Continuous
I was outvoting
you were outvoting
he/she/it was outvoting
we were outvoting
you were outvoting
they were outvoting
Past Perfect
I had outvoted
you had outvoted
he/she/it had outvoted
we had outvoted
you had outvoted
they had outvoted
Future
I will outvote
you will outvote
he/she/it will outvote
we will outvote
you will outvote
they will outvote
Future Perfect
I will have outvoted
you will have outvoted
he/she/it will have outvoted
we will have outvoted
you will have outvoted
they will have outvoted
Future Continuous
I will be outvoting
you will be outvoting
he/she/it will be outvoting
we will be outvoting
you will be outvoting
they will be outvoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outvoting
you have been outvoting
he/she/it has been outvoting
we have been outvoting
you have been outvoting
they have been outvoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outvoting
you will have been outvoting
he/she/it will have been outvoting
we will have been outvoting
you will have been outvoting
they will have been outvoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outvoting
you had been outvoting
he/she/it had been outvoting
we had been outvoting
you had been outvoting
they had been outvoting
Conditional
I would outvote
you would outvote
he/she/it would outvote
we would outvote
you would outvote
they would outvote
Past Conditional
I would have outvoted
you would have outvoted
he/she/it would have outvoted
we would have outvoted
you would have outvoted
they would have outvoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outvote - defeat by a majority of votes; "The Democrats outvoted the Republicans"
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"
Translations

outvote

[aʊtˈvəʊt] VT [+ proposal] → rechazar (por mayoría de votos); [+ party, person] → vencer (en la votación)
but I was outvotedpero en la votación perdí

outvote

[ˌaʊtˈvəʊt] vtmettre en minorité
to be outvoted → être mis en minorité
to outvote a proposal by 8 votes to 6 → rejeter une proposition par 8 votes contre 6

outvote

[ˌaʊtˈvəʊt] vt it was outvoted (by ...)fu respinto (con una maggioranza di...)
I wanted to go dancing but I was outvoted → volevo andare a ballare ma mi hanno messo in minoranza
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