from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To outdo in voting.
  • transitive verb To defeat (an opponent or proposal, for example) in voting.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To exceed in the number of votes given; defeat by greater number of votes; outnumber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To exceed in the number of votes given; to defeat by votes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To cast more votes than another
  • verb To defeat another by obtaining more votes

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb defeat by a majority of votes


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