overrule


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o·ver·rule

 (ō′vər-ro͞ol′)
tr.v. o·ver·ruled, o·ver·rul·ing, o·ver·rules
1.
a. To declare (a court ruling or other precedent) as superseded and no longer accurate with regard to a legal question: In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson.
b. To reject or disallow as contrary to rules or law: The defense attorney's objection was overruled by the judge.
2.
a. To reject or annul (a decision or recommendation, for example): overrule a decision about hiring a job candidate; overrule a call by an umpire.
b. To reject or annul a decision made by (someone): overrule an umpire.

overrule

(ˌəʊvəˈruːl)
vb (tr)
1. to disallow the arguments of (a person) by the use of authority
2. to rule or decide against (an argument, decision, etc)
3. to prevail over, dominate, or influence
4. to exercise rule over

o•ver•rule

(ˌoʊ vərˈrul)

v.t. -ruled, -rul•ing.
1. to rule against or disallow the arguments of (a person).
2. to rule against (a plea, argument, etc.); reject.
3. to prevail over so as to change the purpose or action.
4. to exercise control or influence over.
[1570–80]

overrule


Past participle: overruled
Gerund: overruling

Imperative
overrule
overrule
Present
I overrule
you overrule
he/she/it overrules
we overrule
you overrule
they overrule
Preterite
I overruled
you overruled
he/she/it overruled
we overruled
you overruled
they overruled
Present Continuous
I am overruling
you are overruling
he/she/it is overruling
we are overruling
you are overruling
they are overruling
Present Perfect
I have overruled
you have overruled
he/she/it has overruled
we have overruled
you have overruled
they have overruled
Past Continuous
I was overruling
you were overruling
he/she/it was overruling
we were overruling
you were overruling
they were overruling
Past Perfect
I had overruled
you had overruled
he/she/it had overruled
we had overruled
you had overruled
they had overruled
Future
I will overrule
you will overrule
he/she/it will overrule
we will overrule
you will overrule
they will overrule
Future Perfect
I will have overruled
you will have overruled
he/she/it will have overruled
we will have overruled
you will have overruled
they will have overruled
Future Continuous
I will be overruling
you will be overruling
he/she/it will be overruling
we will be overruling
you will be overruling
they will be overruling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overruling
you have been overruling
he/she/it has been overruling
we have been overruling
you have been overruling
they have been overruling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overruling
you will have been overruling
he/she/it will have been overruling
we will have been overruling
you will have been overruling
they will have been overruling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overruling
you had been overruling
he/she/it had been overruling
we had been overruling
you had been overruling
they had been overruling
Conditional
I would overrule
you would overrule
he/she/it would overrule
we would overrule
you would overrule
they would overrule
Past Conditional
I would have overruled
you would have overruled
he/she/it would have overruled
we would have overruled
you would have overruled
they would have overruled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overrule - 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"

overrule

Translations
يُصْدِرُ حُكْماً ضِد الحُكْم السّابِقيُلغِي قَرَاراً
zamítnout
underkende
kumota
ukinuti
hatályon kívül helyez
ómerkja; vísa frá
くつがえす
각하하다
anulētatceltnoraidīt
avvisa
กลับการตัดสินใจ
bác bỏ

overrule

[ˌəʊvəˈruːl] VT [+ judgment, decision] → anular, invalidar; [+ request] → denegar, rechazar; [+ objection] → ignorar
his suggestion was overruleddenegaron or rechazaron su propuesta
but we were overruledpero rechazaron nuestra propuesta
"objection overruled" (Jur) → "objeción desestimada"

overrule

[ˌəʊvərˈruːl] vt
[+ decision, judgement] → annuler
[+ claim, objection] → rejeter
[+ person] → passer outre l'avis de
I told them it was a lousy idea, but I was overruled
BUT Je leur ai dit que c'était une très mauvaise idée mais on n'en a pas tenu compte.

overrule

vtablehnen; claim alsonicht anerkennen; objection alsozurückweisen; verdict, decisionaufheben; his objection was overruledsein Einspruch wurde abgewiesen; we were overruledunser Vorschlag/unsere Entscheidung etc wurde abgelehnt; he was overruled by the majorityer wurde überstimmt

overrule

[ˌəʊvəˈruːl] vt (person) → prevalere su; (request, claim) → respingere; (decision) → annullare

overrule

(əuvəˈruːl) verb
to go against a judgement that has already been made. The judge overruled the previous decision.

overrule

يُلغِي قَرَاراً zamítnout underkende überstimmen ακυρώνω invalidar kumota annuler ukinuti rovesciare くつがえす 각하하다 verwerpen underkjenne podjąć decyzję przeciwną anular отклонять avvisa กลับการตัดสินใจ kararı bozmak bác bỏ 驳回
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If a pertinacious minority can control the opinion of a majority, respecting the best mode of conducting it, the majority, in order that something may be done, must conform to the views of the minority; and thus the sense of the smaller number will overrule that of the greater, and give a tone to the national proceedings.
Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience?
It quoted Niloufar as saying the Judiciary had intervened to overrule her husband.
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That is, until the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided to overrule its own precedent
Just as there are limits on the government's ability to legislate morality (as the experiment of Prohibition taught us) without at least some degree of public support, so too is it the case that the Supreme Court will not overrule incorrect or immoral decisions when the public clearly opposes its doing so.
Councilman Greig Smith said he does not want the county to overrule the city's hard-fought rule.
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Mittal Steel is hoping to either sway Arecelor CEO Guy Dolle, who has reacted negatively to the deal, or to persuade the board and shareholders to overrule Dolle.
The all-American duel took top billing in the evening session in New York and lived up to all expectations as Capriati, aided by a controversial overrule call, fought back from a set down to prevail 2-6 6-4 6-4.
The all-American battle took top billing in the evening session in New York and lived up to all expectations, with Capriati aided by a controversial overrule call as she fought back from a set down to prevail 2-6 6-4 6-4.