OVERRIDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERRIDE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  ride over or across; ride upon; trample down.
Classic Sentence:
1  The needs of the windmill must override everything else, he said.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
2  He spoke in little, sharp, jerky outbursts, and it seemed to me that to speak at all was very painful to him, and that his will all through was overriding his inclinations.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
Example Sentence:
1  The EU commission exercised its power to override British policy.
2  The bill now goes to the House where an override vote is expected to fail.
3  The Senate voted to override the President's veto of the proposed measures.
4  The Senate had a sufficient majority to override the presidential veto.
5  The president vetoed the bill, and the Senate failed by a single vote to override his veto.
6  The Senate voted to override the president's veto.
7  Do I get the ability to override their limitations?
8  This is the political justification that now overrides the old cry - that any action without the permission of a member state would be interference in its internal affairs.