a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverseverb
"The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
"health considerations override financial concerns"
counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
ride (a horse) too hard
Hence: To countermand; to overrule; as, a supervisor may override the decision of a subordinate.
Etymology: [AS. offerdan.]
To replace (one system with another); as, the pilot overrode the automatic pilot and took manual control of the airplane.
Etymology: [AS. offerdan.]
A mechanism, device or procedure used to counteract an automatic control.
A device for prioritizing audio signals, such that certain signals receive priority over others.
To ride across or beyond something.
To ride a horse too hard.
To counteract the normal operation of something.
The Congress promptly overrode the president's veto, passing the bill into law.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-rīd′, v.t. to ride too much: to pass on horseback: to trample down or set aside.—Override one's commission, to act with too high a hand: to stretch one's authority too far.
The numerical value of override in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of override in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Under the First Amendment, the fear of such spontaneous attacks, without more, cannot override individuals' rights to freedom of expression.
I have looked into my own soul and my devotion to principle may once again lead me to an unpopular course, but if Iran is to acquire a nuclear bomb, it will not have my name on it, it is for these reasons that I will vote to disapprove the agreement and, if called upon, would vote to override a veto.
The legislature overplayed its hand by using an unlawful process to accumulate more power for itself and override the will of the people.
We will continue to try to enact and put on the governor’s desk many of the reforms that he’s asked for, i’m certainly disappointed he’s vetoed a balanced budget, but I’m glad we were able to override him.
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