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Synonyms for overrule
ˌoʊ vərˈrul

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse(verb)

    rule against

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overrule(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    control, govern, sway, have control of

  2. overrule(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    annul, cancel, revoke, rescind, repeal, nullify, recall, reject, repudiate, supersede, set aside

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overrule(v)

    Synonyms:
    annul, rescind, abrogate, revoke, supersede, set aside

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "overrule":

    override, invalidate, overthrow, annul, cancel, overturn, revoke

How to pronounce overrule?

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How to use overrule in a sentence?

  1. Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler:

    Well I'm saying it's, Hunter Biden has no knowledge of the accusations against The President. Did the The President, as we said, as the evidence shows The President did, betray The President country by conspiring a foreign country to try to rig the election ? Hunter Biden has nothing to say about The President. Their asking for Hunter Biden which is more of a smear of Hunter Biden that The President was trying to get the Ukraine to do. But the fact of the matter is let the Chief Justice rule on, the Chief Justice in the first instance rules on evidence. The Senate can overrule them. But no Chief Justice would think of admitting evidence that is not relevant. No trial judge would in any trial.

  2. James Madison:

    Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience? To this manly spirit, posterity will be indebted for the possession, and the world for the example, of the numerous innovations displayed on the American theatre, in favor of private rights and public happiness.

  3. Amy Coney Barrett:

    I don't have any agenda, i have no agenda to try to overrule Casey. I have an agenda to stick to the rule of law and decide cases as they come.

  4. Leela Samson:

    If they had to give it a certificate and overrule us, why have a board in place?

  5. Anuj Somany:

    If anybody of an apex body can dictate terms or overrule the decision taken by the people who claim to be elected by the majority of the population, then that person should be first nominated through voting by the citizens of the nation.


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  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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