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Definition of Override

O`ver`ride´
v. t.1.To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down.
[imp. Overrode ; p. p. Overridden Overrode, Overrid ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Overriding.]
The carter overridden with [i. e., by] his cart.
- Chaucer.
2.To suppress; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; to nullify; as, one law overrides another; to override a veto.
3.To countermand; to overrule; as, a supervisor may override the decision of a subordinate.
4.To replace (one system with another); as, the pilot overrode the automatic pilot and took manual control of the airplane.
5.To ride beyond; to pass; to outride.
I overrode him on the way.
- Shak.
6.To ride too much; to ride, as a horse, beyond its strength.

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