Definition of Overriding

1. Adjective. Having superior power and influence. "The predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"




Definition of Overriding

1. Verb. (present participle of override) ¹

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Definition of Overriding

1. override [v] - See also: override

Medical Definition of Overriding

1. 1. Slippage of the lower fragment of a broken long bone upward and alongside the proximal portion. 2. Obsolete term denoting a foetal head which is palpable above the symphysis because of cephalopelvic disproportion. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overriding

overresponding
overresponds
overresponse
overrested
overrestoration
overrestore
overrestored
overrestoring
overrich
overridability
overridable
overridden
override
overrideable
overrides
overriding (current term)
overrife
overrigged
overrighteous
overrigid
overrigorous
overripe
overripe cataract
overripen
overripened
overripeness
overripening
overripens
overroast

Literary usage of Overriding

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1. Key and Elphinstone's Compendium of Precedents in Conveyancing by Howard Warburton Elphinstone, Thomas Key, William Hew Coltman (1897)
"THE TENANT FOR LIFE covenants to INDEMNIFY XXXIV- the PURCHASER from another overriding CHARGE and the DEATH DUTIES payable on the death of the ..."

2. Strengthening Inland Waterway Transport: Pan-european Co-operation for Progress by Evropská konference ministrů dopravy, Oecd (2006)
"overriding Public Interest All regulations and procedures may be superseded by an overriding public interest. Many countries have developed jurisprudence, ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Two screws held the transplant in place against the lateral wall of the medullary canal, the third screw overriding the transplant, holding it down. Fig. ..."

4. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"The immediate cause of them was undoubtedly lad government and unskilful rulers ; but the real and overriding cause, which determined the whole march and ..."

5. Searching For Partners: Regional Organizations And Peace Operations by William Lewis, Edward Marks (1999)
"overriding Questions and Issues for the United States While inevitable, and not infrequently worthwhile, the "regionalization" of peacekeeping ..."

6. Christian Theology and Social Progress: The Bampton Lectures for 1905 by Frederick William Bussell (1907)
"This overriding of strict logic in the world of practice and common sense, characteristic feature of English thought and statecraft: we find it hard to ..."

7. Pictorial History of America's New Possessions, the Isthmian Canals, and the by Murat Halstead (1899)
"... the Philippines—Senator Tillman Quotes Kipling—Is Aguinaldo a Usurper Without Consulting Anybody?—Senator Turner on Grave State Reasons for overriding ..."

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