“Passion for talent has been overridden today by greed,” he claimed when we had two days of conversations over Skype.
That spring Clinton had overridden the advice of most of his advisors to endorse a balanced budget.
They were not mentioned by name and their political rights were ignored and overridden.
Recommendations from the panel automatically become law, and can only be overridden by a two-thirds majority vote in Congress.
Notwithstanding these political conditions no veto by Booth was overridden by the Board.
Very likely they are good horses, but they have been starved and overridden.
The action of the law could be overridden by the use of arbitrary warrants of arrest--lettres de cachet.
It is only for a moment that some one has overridden your will and obliterated your true self.
If his master had given 299 instructions only to be overridden, at least the servant was sincere in his respect for them.
Dorothy was opposed to the idea and she said so, but her opinion was overridden by the two men.
Old English oferridan "to ride across," from ofer "over" (see over) + ridan "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Originally literal, of cavalry, etc. Figurative meaning "to set aside arrogantly" is from 1827. The mechanical sense "to suspend automatic operation" is attested from 1946. As a noun in this sense from 1946. Related: Overrode; overriding; overridden.