Definition of Overrode

1. Verb. (simple past of override) ¹



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Definition of Overrode

1. override [v] - See also: override

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overrode

overrigged
overrighteous
overrigid
overrigorous
overripe
overripe cataract
overripen
overripened
overripeness
overripening
overripens
overroast
overroasted
overroasting
overroasts
overrode (current term)
overromanticize
overromanticized
overromanticizes
overromanticizing
overrude
overruff
overruffed
overruffing
overruffs
overrule
overruled
overruler
overrulers
overrules

Literary usage of Overrode

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"These they rather unceremoniously overrode. But at this point, about the end of the month, the king seemed in a fair way of recovery, and the prince ..."

2. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"He overrode the moral judgments of ordinary men as fiercely as he overrode their physical resistance, crushing prejudices as well as Parliaments, ..."

3. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1902)
"In the Bernese Oberland, for example, the valleys were filled to the brim with ice, which, moving northward, crossed the great plain, and actually overrode ..."

4. England Under the Angevin Kings by Norgate, Kate (1887)
"... but a fixed determination which overrode all obstacles between itself and its object as unhesitatingly as the old wiking-keels overrode the billows of ..."

5. The Life and Times of Samuel Bowles by George Spring Merriam (1885)
"When anything crossed those desires and purposes he overrode it if he could, and if it overrode him the defeat was bitter. At some points he could submit ..."

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