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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
References in classic literature ?
To all intents and purposes Roxy was as white as anybody, but the one sixteenth of her which was black outvoted the other fifteen parts and made her a Negro.
When the rich are outvoted, as frequently happens, it is the joint treasury of the poor which exceeds their accumulations.
Biedenbach, with tears in his eyes, held that Wickson must die, and was quite relieved when we outvoted him and his horrible proposition.
Miss Giggles (deficient in sentiment) did indeed profess that she, for her part, acknowledged such homage by making faces at the golden youth; but this young lady was outvoted by an immense majority.
The former home secretary said: "If Scotland voted decisively to stay and they were outvoted by the rest of Britain even I, who believes in the Union, if I lived in Scotland, I would think that is a good reason to have another referendum.
BDI MP Ermira Mehmeti voted "for" the proposal of PDSH, but Macedonian MPs outvoted the Albanian MPs after which PDSH MPs left the session.
We heard the words of Winston Churchill, who was outvoted by his cabinet colleagues when he suggested sending ships of provisions to help the starving in Warsaw in 1918 - whereas Adolf Hitler vowed to go into politics after Germany's defeat.
EU interior ministers will discuss redistributing 120,000 migrants at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, and the dissenting countries may be outvoted on the issue under the EU's decision-making rules if there is no agreement.
The result being Consett (being larger) has more voting councillors than Stanley, so obviously Stanley are outvoted on all matters.
Labour voted against the Act, but were outvoted by the Tories, and their new friends, the Lib Dems.
On both occasions they were outvoted after the other seven members of the committee.
On both occasions they were outvoted after the other seven members of the committee, including governor Mark Carney, said there was insufficient evidence of inflationary pressures to justify an immediate increase.