OVERRULE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERRULE
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 v.  decide against a decision that has already been made
Classic Sentence:
1  I always thought they were very unfit to have the charge of her; but I was overruled, as I always am.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 47
2  Nor will it at all detract from him, dramatically regarded, if either by birth or other circumstances, he have what seems a half wilful overruling morbidness at the bottom of his nature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
Example Sentence:
1  The President has overruled the bill.
2  The House of Lords overruled the decision of the Court of Appeal.
3  It imperiously overruled not only the Florida court but also the federal appeals court in Atlanta.
4  The judge overruled the previous decision.