Definition of override:
tip over, invert, overthrow, neglect, acquittal, rescind, signify, turn over, countermand, annul, bowl over, lie at the heart of something, upset, bring in a verdict, turn, revolutionize, vacate, nullification, predominate, change by reversal, repeal, overturn, citation, bar, revoke, figure, emphasize, turn back, loom large, cancel, vote down, subvert, reverse, pass over, revolutionise, award, matter, knock over, dominate, call for, acquit, overrule, bring down, charge, count, tump over, come before, lift, disregard.
- "They of the High Trails", Hamlin Garland.
But now that I have given you this little excitement, which you will not regret after it is all over, I will stop the current which produces this great force and bring in an artificial law, as it were, to override the natural law now in operation.- "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.
The decisions of a board of arbitration, of cold intellects, basing their decisions on reasons of expediency, or abstract and scientific principles of a worldly kind, could not satisfy such feelings, or be permitted to override them.- "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).