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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overrule mean? 

  The verb OVERRULE has 1 sense:

1. rule against

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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Rule against

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


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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