What does overrule mean?

Definitions for overrule
ˌoʊ vərˈrulover·rule

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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of overrule in a Sentence

  1. Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler:

    Well I'm saying it's, Hunter Biden has no knowledge of the accusations against The President. Did the The President, as we said, as the evidence shows The President did, betray The President country by conspiring a foreign country to try to rig the election ? Hunter Biden has nothing to say about The President. Their asking for Hunter Biden which is more of a smear of Hunter Biden that The President was trying to get the Ukraine to do. But the fact of the matter is let the Chief Justice rule on, the Chief Justice in the first instance rules on evidence. The Senate can overrule them. But no Chief Justice would think of admitting evidence that is not relevant. No trial judge would in any trial.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If anybody of an apex body can dictate terms or overrule the decision taken by the people who claim to be elected by the majority of the population, then that person should be first nominated through voting by the citizens of the nation.

  3. Mike Huckabee:

    I respect the courts, but the Supreme Court is only that -- the supreme of the courts. It is not the supreme being. It cannot overrule God, when it comes to prayer, when it comes to life, and when it comes to the sanctity of marriage, the court cannot change what God has created.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    All or certain human rights, and such others, become restricted and invalid whenever the duties and discipline of institutions overrule and prevail.

  5. Leela Samson:

    If they had to give it a certificate and overrule us, why have a board in place?

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  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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