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")

Antonyms of adj overriding

1 sense of overriding

Sense 1
overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating -- (having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism")

INDIRECT (VIA dominant) -> subordinate, low-level -- (lower in rank or importance)

Similarity of adj overriding

1 sense of overriding

Sense 1
overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating -- (having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism")
       => dominant (vs. subordinate) -- (exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage")

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