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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr, adverb) to decide against or defeat in a vote: the bill was voted down.
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|Verb||1.||vote down - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"|
|2.||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"
vt sep proposal → niederstimmen