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Verb: override (overrode,overridden)  ,ow-vu(r)'rId
  1. Rule against
    - overrule, overturn, overthrow, reverse
     
  2. Prevail over
    "health considerations override financial concerns"
     
  3. Counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
     
  4. (riding) ride (a horse) too hard
Noun: override  ,ow-vu(r)'rId
  1. A manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
     
  2. The act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    - nullification

Derived forms: overrode, overriding, overridden, overrides

Type of: change of state, counteract, counterbalance, countervail, decree, device, dominate, neutralise [Brit], neutralize, predominate, prevail, reign, ride, rule, sit

Encyclopedia: Override