Synonyms of override


1. override, device

usage: a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device

2. nullification, override, change of state

usage: the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something


1. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse, rule, decree

usage: rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

2. override, predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail

usage: prevail over; "health considerations override financial concerns"

3. override, counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance

usage: counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)

4. override, ride, sit

usage: ride (a horse) too hard

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Definition and meaning of override (Dictionary)