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override

noun

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override

verb

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1 to make (something) no longer valid
  • Don't let the anticipatory anxiety override your excitement about starting grad school.
  • Upper management reserves the right to override any decisions made by supervisors.

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2 to knock down and drive over
  • They overrode the picket fence with their pickup in a hasty but effective escape.

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The first known use of override was before the 12th century

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“Override.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/override. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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