Override

O`ver*ride"

(?), v. t. [imp. Overrode (?); p. p. Overridden (?), Overrode, Overrid (); p. pr. & vb. n. Overriding.] [AS. offerdan.] 1. To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down.
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The carter overridden with [i. e., by] his cart.
Chaucer.
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2. To suppress; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; to nullify; as, one law overrides another; to override a veto.
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3. Hence: To countermand; to overrule; as, a supervisor may override the decision of a subordinate.
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4. To replace (one system with another); as, the pilot overrode the automatic pilot and took manual control of the airplane.
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5. To ride beyond; to pass; to outride. [Obs.]
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I overrode him on the way.
Shak.
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6. To ride too much; to ride, as a horse, beyond its strength.
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