Definition of Overrule

  • (v. t.) To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority.
  • (v. t.) To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter; as, God overrules the purposes of men; the chairman overruled the point of order.
  • (v. t.) To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court.
  • (v. i.) To be superior or supreme in rulling or controlling; as, God rules and overrules.

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