To stop short at (a fence, etc.), without jumping it
To forbid, prohibit, or decide against:
To disclaim connection with, responsibility for, etc.; to refuse to acknowledge; to disown; to abjure; to disavow.
To thwart passage of; veto:
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
Find another word for vote-down. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for vote-down, like: put down, decide against, refuse, blackball, veto, deny, turn thumbs down, kill, shoot down, defeat and vote-out.