downvote - definition and synonyms
verb [intransitive/transitive] downvote pronunciation in British English /ˈdaʊnˌvəʊt/ Word Forms
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to show that you dislike a comment or item on a social media site by clicking on an icon
Participants should not mass downvote a person with whom they disagree.
Everyone is free to upvote/downvote as they see fit.
This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary on 16/09/2015
(in an online context) register disapproval of or disagreement with (a post or poster) by means of a particular icon.
‘I had to resist the urge to downvote the first serious comment’
‘you can downvote me all you want, but the refereeing this season has been absolutely deplorable’
no object ‘if you want to downvote, go ahead’
(in an online context) an instance of using a particular icon to register disapproval of or disagreement with a post or poster.
‘there is absolutely nothing in his comment that deserves a downvote’
‘I am making it my mission to counter every downvote you are given for critiquing his grammar’ ...
downvote in British English
1. an indication of disapproval for a post on social media
2. to register disapproval of (a post) on social media ...