verb (used with object), o·ver·rode, o·ver·rid·den, o·ver·rid·ing.
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It was a gutsy call that overrode rational hesitation born of his 2008 loss to Mike Huckabee.John Avlon: Mitt Romney’s Campaign Is Becoming a Sinking Ship|John Avlon|December 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
So that desire in the moment overrode that “me” that is on top of myself, that “me” that is on top of a situation.
The law of necessity overrode the legal pronouncement in this matter of food, as it often did in other ways.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Taylor deployed a portion of his force as skirmishers, and a company of dragoons overrode the first Mexican battery.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
She stopped to raise her dress above the dusty road, and the scout overrode the alignment.John Ermine of the Yellowstone|Frederic Remington
I saw his glance go from Standish to Leila with a questioning that overrode all other possible emotion in him.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
The Italian traders did not answer theological argument; they simply overrode it.History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom|Andrew Dickson White