Definitions for overruleˌoʊ vərˈrul

This page provides all 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.

Translations for overrule

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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