overrode


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o·ver·rode

 (ō′vər-rōd′)
v.
Past tense of override.
References in classic literature ?
Love tormented him and overrode his will, so that, despite all determination, he found himself at the little ink-stained table.
It overrode the man to whom he talked, swept him away, swept all away, all who stood within sound of his voice.
Unlike a man who can be simultaneously conscious of two states of mind, and who, swimming, would have known both the fear and the high courage with which he overrode the fear, Jerry, as he swam, knew only one state of mind, which was that he was swimming to the Arangi and to Skipper.
Her happiness came when he coolly overrode her objections and insisted on two dances more than she had allotted him.