One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the court could not override her decision’
disallow, overrule, countermand, veto, set aside, quash, overturn, overthrow
cancel, reverse, rescind, rule against, revoke, withdraw, retract, take back, repeal, repudiate, recant, annul, nullify, declare null and void, invalidate, negate, void, abrogate
2‘the government can override all opposition’
disregard, pay no heed to, take no account of, close one's mind to, turn a deaf ear to, discount, ignore, ride roughshod over, trample on
listen to, take notice of
3‘such a positive attitude will override any negative thoughts’
outweigh, supersede, take precedence over, take priority over, be more important than, tip the balance against, tip the scales against, turn the balance against, turn the scales against, offset, cancel out, make up for, more than make up for, outbalance, overbalance, compensate for, redress
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