outvote

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Voting
outvoteout‧vote /aʊtˈvəʊt $ -ˈvoʊt/ verb [transitive] PPVto defeat a person by winning more votes than them France was outvoted on that issue.Grammar Outvote is usually passive.
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Examples from the Corpus
outvoteWaddington's proposal was outvoted in the Senate.The Government bowed to the inevitable after other countries threatened to outvote it.They feared that the numerous poor might outvote the few rich.The way to outvote them was to double the number of people who held to the old ways.
From King Business Dictionaryoutvoteout‧vote /aʊtˈvəʊt-ˈvoʊt/ verb [transitive] to defeat a person or their ideas, proposals etc by voting against themIf this Bill is outvoted, the consequences will be very serious.Some of the smaller EU countries could combine to outvote the UK, France and Germany.→ See Verb table