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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To outdo in voting: The county seat outvoted the smaller towns.
  • transitive v. To defeat (an opponent or proposal, for example) in voting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cast more votes than another
  • v. To defeat another by obtaining more votes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • v. defeat by a majority of votes

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