It was a gutsy call that overrode rational hesitation born of his 2008 loss to Mike Huckabee.
But they did not miss the pugnacious set of knuckles on hips, nor the truculence which overrode the weariness in his voice.
He overrode and banished the first as despicable, the second as hideous.
The iron plates on the floor buckled up and overrode with loud clangs.
Healy said it significantly, and with a malice that overrode his discretion.
I overrode them and had things all my own way, for I knew I was right.
But the State, in Knox's lifetime, overrode this privilege of the Church.
There was that hopeful determination in his manner that overrode their resigned doggedness.
It overrode all the restraint of his training and environment.
She had her duty to do to them and it overrode every other duty.
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.