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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a. To declare (a court ruling or other precedent) as superseded and no longer accurate with regard to a legal question: In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson.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
References in classic literature ?
It was at first her intention that Frederica should accompany her, for the benefit of masters, but we overruled her there.
My carter, whose name was Jakes, often said it was more than I ought to take, but the other always overruled him.
I had a momentary impulse to go back and help him that my fears overruled.
She entreated the King to allow the Prince to visit her, and after some hesitation which was overruled by his wife, he finally consented.
Mingott's box, to proclaim to the waiting world his engagement to May Welland, and to see her through whatever difficulties her cousin's anomalous situation might involve her in; this impulse had abruptly overruled all scruples and hesitations, and sent him hurrying through the red corridors to the farther side of the house.
My mother did not relish this at all, and now made many objections to my accepting the situation; in which my sister warmly supported her: but, unwilling to be balked again, I overruled them all; and, having first obtained the consent of my father (who had, a short time previously, been apprised of these transactions), I wrote a most obliging epistle to my unknown correspondent, and, finally, the bargain was concluded.
His unreasonable objections to a further march by land were overruled, and the party prepared to decamp.
And she held that what her conscience had decided for her when her mind was unbiassed ought not to be overruled now.
All these propositions being overruled, it was concluded, at last, to bind him in his chair, and the word was passed for Dennis.
That, however, and one or two other objections to an immediate start were overruled by Laurier.
And while it is obviously possible that such decision may be erroneous in any given case, still the evil effect following it, being limited to that particular case, with the chance that it may be overruled and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice.
LAHORE -- Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh of the Lahore High Court overruled on Friday an office objection on a petition challenging the appointment of Punjab Home Secretary Dr Muhammad Shoaib Akbar.