What does overrule mean?

Definitions for overruleˌoʊ vərˈrul

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse(verb)

    rule against

    "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"


  1. overrule(Verb)

    To nullify a previous ruling by a higher power.

    The line judge signalled the ball was in, but this was overruled by the umpire.

  2. overrule(Verb)

    To dismiss or throw out a protest at a court.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overrule

    ō-vėr-rōōl′, v.t. to rule over: to influence or to set aside by greater power: (law) to reject or declare to be invalid.—v.i. to prevail.—n. Overrul′er.—adv. Overrul′ingly.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overrule in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overrule in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for overrule

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  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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