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Synonyms for override
ˌoʊ vərˈraɪd; ˈoʊ vərˌraɪdover·ride

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overridenoun

    a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device


  2. nullification, overrideverb

    the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something


  3. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverseverb

    rule against

    "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

    turn, bring down, tip over, change by reversal, bowl over, upset, turn over, lift, vacate, annul, overthrow, countermand, subvert, rescind, reverse, invert, revoke, revolutionise, overrule, knock over, revolutionize, overturn, tump over, repeal, turn back

  4. overrideverb

    prevail over

    "health considerations override financial concerns"

    reverse, overthrow, overturn, overrule

  5. overrideverb

    counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)

    reverse, overthrow, overturn, overrule

  6. overrideverb

    ride (a horse) too hard

    reverse, overthrow, overturn, overrule

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overrideverb

    pass, ride beyond

  2. overrideverb

    outweigh, surpass, be superior to, take precedence of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overrideverb

    trample upon, supersede, annul, abrogate

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How to use override in a sentence?

  1. Georg Baetzing:

    He must talk, and he must override his advisers and essentially say the simple sentence: ’I incurred guilt, I made mistakes and I apologize to those affected, it won’t work any other way.

  2. Ronald Levin:

    Normally, the appeals court would defer to a district court's management of the case, but in some circumstances they might override that judgment.

  3. Barbara Hoffman:

    I can name six courts that have actually gone through and proved that it wasn’t unconstitutional, these judges all ruled against that. So, I believe the judges have enough to back that up. I don’t think Rep. Grantham has that knowledge to override a judge. And this is judges throughout the United States.

  4. Trey Kovacs:

    In failing to override the governor’s veto, Missouri lawmakers lost a chance to make history and dealt a devastating blow to worker freedom in favor of special interests and Big Labor.

  5. Judge John Koeltl:

    Under the First Amendment, the fear of such spontaneous attacks, without more, cannot override individuals' rights to freedom of expression.

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