What does overriding mean?

Definitions for overriding

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overriding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overriding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overriding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    On Thursday our overriding priority is to prevent more people from dying at sea, yOU MATTER.

  2. John McCain:

    The overriding reason he was invited is because of our concerns with the negotiation with Iran, which will then allow Iran to become a nuclear power.

  3. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.

  4. Chuck Hagel:

    This was a mutual decision based on the discussions that we had, i don't think there's ever one overriding or defining decision in situations like this, unless there's some obvious issue, and there wasn't, between either one of us.

  5. Jasper Lawler:

    The Chinese government have obviously decided to act on the front foot and prevent the manufacturing sector dropping into contraction, The overriding prospect of more global stimulus will boost risk-taking, push yields down and should feed through into higher demand for equities.

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