verb (used with object), o·ver·ruled, o·ver·rul·ing.
Related formso·ver·rul·er, nouno·ver·rul·ing·ly, adverbun·o·ver·ruled, adjective
Examples from the Web for overrule
He tried to contact a Health Republic doctor to overrule the nurse and get approval for payment.
Was it mere slavishness of mind on my part not to overrule her timid will?The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
But, and this is important, it is the prerogative of God to overrule the evil men do, and to make it result in good.
Her reasons had reached the pass where they craved to be overruled, and no one was going to overrule them.A Woman's Will|Anne Warner