Definitions For Veto


  • A vote that blocks a decision
  • The power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)
  • A decision by a person in authority to not allow or approve something (such as a new law)
  • The right or power of a person in authority to decide that something (such as a new law) will not be approved


  • Command against
  • Vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
  • To reject (a proposed law) officially : to refuse to allow (a bill) to become a law
  • To refuse to allow or accept (something, such as a plan or suggestion)

Is Veto a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Veto is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Veto in a Sentence

  • A veto of a bill
  • Are there enough votes in Congress to override the President's veto?
  • The President has the veto over new legislation.
  • The President vetoed the bill.
  • We wanted to do a cross-country trip, but our parents vetoed it.
  • She vetoed several restaurants before we could agree on one.

Synonyms for Veto

Antonyms for Veto

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