override

[ verb oh-ver-rahyd; noun oh-ver-rahyd ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈraɪd; noun ˈoʊ vərˌraɪd /

verb (used with object), o·ver·rode, o·ver·rid·den, o·ver·rid·ing.

noun

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Origin of override

before 900; Middle English overriden to ride over or across, Old English oferrīdan.See over-, ride
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British Dictionary definitions for override

override
/ (ˌəʊvəˈraɪd) /

verb -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden (tr)

noun

a device or system that can override an automatic control
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