override definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To ride around.
    • To drive beyond.
    • To trample in.
    • To drive (a horse) way too hard.
    • To prevail over; overcome: Budgetary problems overrode all the considerations.
    • To declare null and void; set aside: overrode the President's veto.
    • To counteract the conventional operation of (a computerized control).
    • to give more than; overlap.
    • To drive more than or across; to ride upon; to trample down.
    • To control; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; to nullify
    • To countermand; to overrule.
    • to restore (one system with another).
    • To ride past; to pass through; to outride.
    • To ride an excessive amount of; to ride, as a horse, beyond its power.
  • noun:
    • A sales commission gathered by an executive in addition to the percentage received by a subordinate sales person.
    • See royalty.
    • A mechanism or system regularly counteract an automatic control.
    • The work or a case of nullifying.
    • A mechanism, product or treatment used to counteract a computerized control.
    • A royalty.
    • a tool for prioritizing sound indicators, in a way that particular signals get priority over others.
    • the work of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something
    • a manually managed product to correct the procedure of a computerized product
  • verb:
    • To drive across or beyond something.
    • To ride a horse too hard.
    • To counteract the conventional procedure of anything.
    • To determine a behavior of a method by producing the exact same approach to the superclass with the same name and signature.
    • prevail over
    • ride (a horse) too hard
    • counteract the conventional operation of (an automatic gear shift in an automobile)
    • guideline against
  • others:
    • To ride more than; thus, to trample down; supersede: since, a choice that overrides all earlier choices.
    • To drive a lot of; fatigue by driving.
    • To outride; pass in biking.
    • In surgery, to overlap: stated of a fragment of a broken bone about another fragment.

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