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o·ver·ride

 (ō′vər-rīd′)
tr.v. o·ver·rode (-rōd′), o·ver·rid·den (-rĭd′n), o·ver·rid·ing, o·ver·rides
1.
a. To ride across.
b. To ride beyond.
2. To trample on.
3. To ride (a horse) too hard.
4.
a. To prevail over; conquer: Budgetary concerns overrode all other considerations.
b. To declare null and void; set aside: overrode the president's veto.
c. To counteract the normal operation of (an automatic control).
5. To extend over; overlap.
n. (ō′vər-rīd′)
1. A sales commission collected by an executive in addition to the commission received by a subordinate salesperson.
2. See royalty.
3. A mechanism or system used to counteract an automatic control.
4. The act or an instance of nullifying.

override

(ˌəʊvəˈraɪd)
vb (tr) , -rides, -riding, -rode or -ridden
1. to set aside or disregard with superior authority or power
2. to supersede or annul
3. to dominate or vanquish by or as if by trampling down
4. to take manual control of (a system that is usually under automatic control)
5. to extend or pass over, esp to overlap
6. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to ride (a horse) too hard
7. to ride over or across
n
a device or system that can override an automatic control

o•ver•ride

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈraɪd; n. ˈoʊ vərˌraɪd)

v. -rode, -rid•den, -rid•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to prevail over; overrule.
2. to set aside or nullify; countermand.
3. to take precedence over; preempt.
4. to extend beyond or spread over; overlap.
5. to modify or suspend the ordinary functioning of.
6. to ride over or across.
7. to ride past or beyond.
8. to trample or crush.
9. to ride (a horse) too much.
n.
10. an act or instance of overriding.
11. a commission on sales or profits paid esp. at the executive or managerial level.
12. budgetary or expense increase; exceeding of an estimate: cost overrides.
13. a system or device for overriding an otherwise automatic operation.
[before 900]

override


Past participle: overridden
Gerund: overriding

Imperative
override
override
Present
I override
you override
he/she/it overrides
we override
you override
they override
Preterite
I overrode
you overrode
he/she/it overrode
we overrode
you overrode
they overrode
Present Continuous
I am overriding
you are overriding
he/she/it is overriding
we are overriding
you are overriding
they are overriding
Present Perfect
I have overridden
you have overridden
he/she/it has overridden
we have overridden
you have overridden
they have overridden
Past Continuous
I was overriding
you were overriding
he/she/it was overriding
we were overriding
you were overriding
they were overriding
Past Perfect
I had overridden
you had overridden
he/she/it had overridden
we had overridden
you had overridden
they had overridden
Future
I will override
you will override
he/she/it will override
we will override
you will override
they will override
Future Perfect
I will have overridden
you will have overridden
he/she/it will have overridden
we will have overridden
you will have overridden
they will have overridden
Future Continuous
I will be overriding
you will be overriding
he/she/it will be overriding
we will be overriding
you will be overriding
they will be overriding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overriding
you have been overriding
he/she/it has been overriding
we have been overriding
you have been overriding
they have been overriding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overriding
you will have been overriding
he/she/it will have been overriding
we will have been overriding
you will have been overriding
they will have been overriding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overriding
you had been overriding
he/she/it had been overriding
we had been overriding
you had been overriding
they had been overriding
Conditional
I would override
you would override
he/she/it would override
we would override
you would override
they would override
Past Conditional
I would have overridden
you would have overridden
he/she/it would have overridden
we would have overridden
you would have overridden
they would have overridden
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.override - a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
2.override - the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
cancellation - the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement
vitiation - nullification by the destruction of the legal force; rendering null; "the vitiation of the contract"
counteraction, neutralisation, neutralization - action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action
neutralization, neutralisation - action intended to keep a country politically neutral or exclude it from a possible war; "the neutralization of Belgium"
Verb1.override - rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
decree, rule - decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
2.override - prevail over; "health considerations override financial concerns"
dominate, predominate, prevail, reign, rule - be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
3.override - counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
countervail, neutralize, counteract, counterbalance - oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
4.override - ride (a horse) too hard
horseback riding, riding - travel by being carried on horseback
ride, sit - sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

override

verb
1. outweigh, overcome, eclipse, supersede, take precedence over, prevail over, outbalance His work frequently overrides all other considerations.
2. overrule, reverse, cancel, overturn, set aside, repeal, quash, revoke, disallow, rescind, upset, rule against, invalidate, annul, nullify, ride roughshod over, outvote, countermand, trample underfoot, make null and void The senate failed by one vote to override the President's veto.
Translations
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override

[ˌəʊvəˈraɪd] (overrode (pt) (overridden (pp))) [ˌəʊvəˈrɪdn] VT
1. (= ignore) → hacer caso omiso de, ignorar; (= cancel) → anular, invalidar
the court can override all earlier decisionsel tribunal puede anular or invalidar cualquier toda decisión anterior
this fact overrides all otherseste hecho invalida todos los demás
our protests were overriddenhicieron caso omiso de nuestras protestas, ignoraron nuestras protestas
2. (Tech) → anular, invalidar

override

[ˌəʊvərˈraɪd] [overrode, overridden] vt
[+ order, objection, decision] → passer outre à
[+ consideration, wishes] → primer sur
Their work is an obsession that overrides all other considerations → Leur travail est une obsession qui prime sur toute autre considération.
The welfare of a child should always override the wishes of its parents → Le bien-être de l'enfant devrait toujours primer sur les souhaits des parents

override

pret <overrode> ptp <overridden>
vt
(= disregard)sich hinwegsetzen über (+acc)
(= prevail over, cancel out) order, decision, rulingaufheben, außer Kraft setzen; objectionablehnen; I’m afraid I’ll have to override you there, said the chairmanda muss ich leider gegen Sie entscheiden, sagte der Vorsitzende
horsemüde reiten
(teeth)gehen über (+acc)

override

[ˌəʊvəˈraɪd] (overrode (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈrəʊd] (overridden (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈrɪdn] vt (law) → calpestare; (person) → scavalcare; (decision) → annullare; (sb's wishes, orders) → non tener conto di (Tech) (cancel) → annullare
References in classic literature ?
If Achilles fights the Trojans without hindrance they will make no stand against him; they have ever trembled at the sight of him, and now that he is roused to such fury about his comrade, he will override fate itself and storm their city.
No one can possibly suspect," Granet declared, "no one who could have influence enough to override your immunity from censorship.
From then on he devoted himself to her like a true swain as frequently and for as long at a time as his will could override his repugnance.
Burke's plea was that although England had a theoretical constitutional right to tax the colonies it was impracticable to do so against their will, that the attempt was therefore useless and must lead to disaster, that measures of conciliation instead of force should be employed, and that the attempt to override the liberties of Englishmen in America, those liberties on which the greatness of England was founded, would establish a dangerous precedent for a similar course of action in the mother country itself.
That you will not say, 'Please, please,' too often; for when you do you are sure to override my authority.
He is to see that she does not slip away fired by a conviction, which suddenly overrides her pages, that the kitchen is going to rack and ruin for want of her, and she is to recall him to himself should he put his foot in the fire and keep it there, forgetful of all save his hero's eloquence.
This time the override passed, costing the average residential taxpayer an additional $500 per year forever.
First, Democrats held 270 seats in the 102nd Congress (61%), and therefore needed Republican assistance to override President Bush's veto.
only override the stay where "urgent and compelling circumstances
Installing brake override systems, which would allow the brake to override the accelerator even if the accelerator is depressed, would push up vehicle costs to some extent.
A brake override system is a safety mechanism that cuts engine power in the event that the accelerator and the brake are simultaneously engaged.
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) (NYSE: TM) (LSE: TYT) (TYO: 7203), a Japan-based automaker, has started implementing an electronic override in all 2011 models and newer vehicles.