Overrule meaning

ōvər-ro͝ol
To overrule is to veto something or to use your authority to make a different decision than others have made or suggested.

When your boss says you can have a raise but the president of the company steps in and says that you cannot have a raise so the raise never goes through, this is an example of when the president overrules your boss.

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To set aside or decide against by virtue of higher authority; rule against or rule out; annul or reverse.
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To have a dominant influence over; prevail over.
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To void the findings of another court; overturn; set aside.
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As a judge, to reject or rule against a courtroom objection.
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To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority.
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# To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter.
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To nullify a previous ruling by a higher power.

The line judge signalled the ball was in, but this was overruled by the umpire.

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(law) To dismiss or throw out a protest at a court.
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