override

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  • With great effort the human portion of his brain could override this control.
  • I never tried having so many people of that particular sort before, and they simply overrode me. Cited from Under the Skylights, by Henry Blake Fuller
  • He is, so far, the most recent example of an override-free administration.
  • This is only under the condition that no other command overrides it.
  • In the House his personal authority was overridden in a matter which came up at once. Cited from Life of Charles W. Dilke V1, by Stephen Gwynn
  • Seven years ago I entered my present office with one long-held resolve overriding all others. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • Good systems have an override feature that allows the doors to be opened more quickly.
  • But the French king still retained the power to override them at will.
  • I overrode them and had things all my own way, for I knew I was right. Cited from The Wolf's Long Howl, by Stanley Waterloo
  • If you don't want them to override you, be careful to keep them well down. Cited from Joyce's Investments, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • If he has been overridden he may not succeed in rolling completely over. Cited from Ranching, Sport and Travel, by Thomas Carson
  • Walker set out to override the system, which could only be done in person.
  • Water became the overriding issue for the town's continued growth.
  • Government policy may also override the development plan if it has been both consulted on and published more recently.
  • The first issue is notable for being the first appearance of Override.
  • The overriding philosophy was that all systems should be easy to access and maintain.
  • What chance had the horses which had been overridden and under-fed for the last twelve days? Cited from On the Heels of De Wet, by The Intelligence Officer
  • In some degree, the effect brought by cultural difference override the language gap.
  • When used wrongfully, it can override and take control of any security system.
  • A main overriding theme is human emotions and how they are constructed and what they mean.
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Meaning of override

  • noun A manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  • verb Prevail over
    health considerations override financial concerns
  • verb Counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
  • verb Ride (a horse) too hard