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Adjective: overriding  ,ow-vu(r)'rI-ding
  1. Having superior power and influence
    "the overriding mood among policy-makers is optimism";
    - paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating
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

See also: dominant

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

Encyclopedia: Overriding