verb (used with object), o·ver·rode, o·ver·rid·den, o·ver·rid·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for override
That spring Clinton had overridden the advice of most of his advisors to endorse a balanced budget.Shutdown Aversion: Republicans May Have Just Lost the House|Eleanor Clift|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They were not mentioned by name and their political rights were ignored and overridden.
“Passion for talent has been overridden today by greed,” he claimed when we had two days of conversations over Skype.Billy Sammeth, the Manager Fired by Cher and Joan Rivers, Tells His Side of the Story|Kevin Sessums|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Recommendations from the panel automatically become law, and can only be overridden by a two-thirds majority vote in Congress.
Dorothy was opposed to the idea and she said so, but her opinion was overridden by the two men.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony
Modern streets and modern improvements have so overridden the village of old that traces of it are few and difficult to find.Literary New York|Charles Hemstreet
In Montana, for example, the strata of the plains have been bent down and overridden by those of the mountains.The Red Man's Continent|Ellsworth Huntington
Still that desire may be overridden by the necessity or special advantage of closely blockading one or more of his squadrons.Some Principles of Maritime Strategy|Julian Stafford Corbett
I heard the same from the overridden natives, who wished for nothing better than a chance to shake off their yoke.An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet|A. Henry Savage Landor