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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

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How to use overrule in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Leela Samson:

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

  3. Laurence Tribe:

    The issue is -- do the kinds of judges that he says he would insist on, the kind who would overrule Roe v. Wade, who don't believe in gay rights or women's rights, but who think the Constitution is frozen, if he really believes in their philosophy, it's an antiquated philosophy, but it turns out Ted Cruz drops that when it doesn't serve his purpose.

  4. Mike Huckabee:

    I respect the courts, but the Supreme Court is only that -- the supreme of the courts. It is not the supreme being. It cannot overrule God, when it comes to prayer, when it comes to life, and when it comes to the sanctity of marriage, the court cannot change what God has created.

  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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Translations for overrule

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  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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