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Pronunciation : O`ver*ride", v. t. [imp. Overrode; p. p. Overridden, Overrode
Part of Speech : Overrid
Etymology : [AS. offeridan.]
Definition : 1. To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down. The carter overridden with [i. e., by] his cart. Chaucer.

2. To suppress; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; as, one low overrides another; to override a veto.

3. To ride beyond; to pass; to outride. [Obs.] I overrode him on the way. Shak.

4. To ride too much; to ride, as a horse, beyond its strength.

(; p. pr. & vb. n. Overriding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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