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OVERRULE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overrule mean? 

OVERRULE (verb)
  The verb OVERRULE has 1 sense:

1. rule against

  Familiarity information: OVERRULE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OVERRULE (verb)


Sense 1overrule [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Rule against

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

override; overrule; overthrow; overturn; reverse

Context example:

The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill

Hypernyms (to "overrule" is one way to...):

decree; rule (decide with authority)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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