override

  • 1override — over·ride 1 /ˌō vər rīd/ vt rode / rōd/, rid·den, / rid ən/, rid·ing 1: to prevail or take precedence over if, as is often the case, federal constitutional principles override state statutory or common law H. P. Wilkins 2 …

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  • 2override — o‧ver‧ride [ˌəʊvəˈraɪd ǁ ˌoʊ ] verb overrode PASTTENSE [ ˈrəʊd ǁ ˈroʊd] overridden PASTPART [ ˈrɪdn] [transitive] to ignore a decision, rule, law etc made by a person or organization with less authority: • It has the power to override state… …

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  • 3Override — may refer to: Override (short film) OverRide (video game) Overriders, an insurance term Overriding (mathematics) Manual override, a function where an automated system is placed under manual control Method overriding, a computer programming… …

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  • 4Override — O ver*ride , v. t. [imp. {Overrode}; p. p. {Overridden}, {Overrode}, {Overrid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overriding}.] [AS. offer[=i]dan.] 1. To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down. [1913 Webster] The carter overridden with [i. e., by] his …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5override — / overrule [v] cancel, reverse a decision alter, annul, bend to one’s will*, control, countermand, direct, disallow, disregard, dominate, govern, ignore, influence, invalidate, make null and void*, make void, not heed, nullify, outvote, outweigh …

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  • 6override — (v.) O.E. oferridan, from ofer over (see OVER (Cf. over)) + ridan to ride (see RIDE (Cf. ride) (v.)). Originally literal, of cavalry, etc. Figurative meaning to set aside arrogantly is from 1827. The mechanical sense to suspend automatic… …

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  • 7override — ► VERB (past overrode; past part. overridden) 1) use one s authority to reject or cancel. 2) interrupt the action of (an automatic function). 3) be more important than. 4) overlap. 5) travel or move over …

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  • 8override — [ō΄vər rīd′; ] for n. [ ō′vər rīd΄] vt. overrode, overridden, overriding 1. to ride over 2. to trample down 3. to surpass or prevail over 4. to disregard, overrule, or nullify; specif., to change or cancel (an automatic function) …

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  • 9override — overrides, overriding, overrode, overridden (The spelling over ride is also used. The verb is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)ra͟ɪd[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)raɪd[/t]].) 1) VERB If one thing in a situation overrides other things, it is more …

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  • 10override — v. /oh veuhr ruyd /; n. /oh veuhr ruyd /, v., overrode, overridden, overriding, n. v.t. 1. to prevail or have dominance over; have final authority or say over; overrule: to override one s advisers. 2. to disregard, set aside, or nullify;… …

    Universalium

  • 11override — o|ver|ride [ˌəuvəˈraıd US ˌou ] v past tense overrode [ ˈraud US ˈroud] past participle overridden [ ˈrıdn] [T] 1.) to use your power or authority to change someone else s decision ▪ The EU commission exercised its power to override British… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12override — verb 1) the court could not override her decision Syn: disallow, overrule, countermand, veto, quash, overturn, overthrow; cancel, reverse, rescind, revoke, repeal, annul, nullify, invalidate, negate, void; Law …

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  • 13override — I. transitive verb (overrode; overridden; overriding) Date: before 12th century 1. to ride over or across ; trample 2. to ride (as a horse) too much or too hard 3. a. to prevail over ; dominate b. to set asi …

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  • 14override */ — UK [ˌəʊvəˈraɪd] / US [ˌoʊvərˈraɪd] verb [transitive] Word forms override : present tense I/you/we/they override he/she/it overrides present participle overriding past tense overrode UK [ˌəʊvəˈrəʊd] / US [ˌoʊvərˈroʊd] past participle overridden UK …

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  • 15override — verb Override is used with these nouns as the object: ↑concern, ↑decision, ↑veto, ↑wish …

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  • 16override — verb past tense overrode, past participle overridden, (T) 1 to ignore a decision or order made by someone with less authority than you: The principal overrode the teacher s rule and let the children stay outside. 2 to be regarded as more… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17override — verb 1) the court overrode the decision Syn: disallow, overrule, countermand, veto, quash, overturn, overthrow, cancel, reverse, rescind, revoke, repeal 2) our interests should override all others Syn …

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  • 18override — /oʊvəˈraɪd/ (say ohvuh ruyd) verb (t) (overrode, overridden, overriding) 1. to trample underfoot; ride roughshod over. 2. to pursue one s course in disregard of: to override one s advisers. 3. to prevail over: a decision that overrides all… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19override — nepaisyti statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Nurodymas nepaisyti tam tikrų esamų nuostatų, parametrų, ribojimų, sutarimų. pavyzdys( iai) nepaisyti automatiniu būdu nustatytų parametrų, nepaisyti draudimo įrašyti slapukus, nepaisyti nurodyto …

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  • 20override —    See executive override …

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