Definitions

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

  • n. A ballot showing the selection of more candidates or choices than are allowed in a given race or referendum.
  • n. The number of such ballots cast in an election.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A case in which a voter has marked a ballot for more choices than allowed by the rules
  • n. A case in which more votes are cast in a voter's name than allowed under the rules
  • v. To spoil a ballot by marking it for more choices than allowed by the rules
  • v. To cast more votes than allowed under the rules
  • v. To outvote or overrule

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To outvote; outnumber in votes given.

Etymologies

over- +‎ vote (Wiktionary)

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