[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɹuɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈuːl/ ]
  1. rule against
    The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill
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How To Use overrule In A Sentence

  • In fact, the Chief would most likely overrule me if I tried to lay one. SNOWJOB
  • If they are so disunited, then would it not be easy to take advantage of that and overrule them?
  • Under the rules outlined by the Pentagon, in the unlikely case that a tribunal hands down an acquittal or a light sentence, US authorities can overrule it and impose their own judgment.
  • The judge overruled the previous decision.
  • Consequently in Self v Self it was not lawful for a county court registrar to overrule an assisted party's choice of counsel where counsel had been selected by the assisted party from the appropriate panel.
  • In 1991, the Court of Appeal overruled this decision.
  • Her only path at this point is to attack Obama, factionalize the party and have the Super Delegates overrule the will of the people. Hillary To Huddle With Her Top Donors In D.C. Today
  • The court overruled the motion, and stated: ‘You will have an opportunity to examine the talesmen.’
  • The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill
  • Seeing through Julia's pettifoggery, the judge overruled her frivolous objection.
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