Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun override

2 senses of override

Sense 1
override -- (a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 2
nullification, override -- (the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something)
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb override

4 senses of override

Sense 1
overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse -- (rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill")
       => rule, decree -- (decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed")

Sense 2
override -- (prevail over; "health considerations override financial concerns")
       => predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail -- (be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood")

Sense 3
override -- (counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle))
       => counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance -- (oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues")

Sense 4
override -- (ride (a horse) too hard)
       => ride, sit -- (sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare")

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