From Latin vetō (“I forbid”).
veto (plural vetoes or vetos)
- A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc.
- An invocation of that right.
- An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
veto (third-person singular simple present vetoes, present participle vetoing, simple past and past participle vetoed)
- (transitive) To use a veto against.