Abstain and Vote


Abstain verb - Choose not to consume.

Vote is an antonym for abstain.


Vote verb - To set before the mind for consideration.
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Synonyms for Vote

Abstain is an antonym for vote in decide on representation topic.

Nearby Words: voting, voter, voted

Common collocations

times abstain times vote times

Both words in one sentence

  • This gets another group member to change their vote against him to instead abstain.
    Source: The Heart
  • Alex convinces almost everyone to abstain from voting, and nobody is cut - but Simon chickens out and submits a vote, and gets penalized.
  • You graduate or you get executed; you find the killer or you all get executed (especially from Disney Ronpa on, where attempting to abstain from the vote gets you killed along with the guilty party).
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