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o·ver·rule

overrule

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr rul
part of speech: verb
inflections: overrules, overruling, overruled
definition 1: to rule or decide against.
She overruled any further discussion about going out for ice cream.
synonyms:
deny, refuse, rule out
similar words:
dismiss, forbid, prohibit
definition 2: to make a judgment against.
The judge overruled the mayor and the council.
derivation: overruler (n.)