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Definition of outvote verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive] outvote somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outvote
    he / she / it outvotes
    past simple outvoted
    -ing form outvoting
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  1. 1to defeat someone or something by winning a larger number of votes synonym vote somebody/somethingdown
  2. 2 His proposal was outvoted by 10 votes to 8.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: outvote