Synonyms of veto in English:

veto


See definition of veto

noun

1‘the president still has the power of veto over Congressional legislation’

SYNONYMS
rejection, vetoing, dismissal, denial, declination, turndown
prohibition, prohibiting, proscription, preclusion, restriction, suppression, stoppage
embargo, ban, boycott, bar, interdict
informal thumbs down, red light, knock-back
ANTONYMS

approval, OK


verb

1‘the president carried out his threat to veto the bill’

SYNONYMS
reject, turn down, throw out, dismiss, say ‘no’ to, rule against, overrule, rule out, quash
prohibit, forbid, interdict, proscribe, disallow, outlaw, embargo, place an embargo on, ban, bar, block, preclude, put a stop to, put an end to, stop, nullify, declare null and void
informal kill, squash, put the kibosh on, give the thumbs down to, give the red light to
ANTONYMS

approve, authorize