Definition Of override

noun

a cancellation of a decision by exertion of authority or winning of votes.

the House vote in favor of the bill was ten votes short of the requisite majority for an override

a device for suspending an automatic function on a machine.

Most automatic fixtures have manual overrides should the sensors fail to function properly, manufacturers say.

an excess or increase on a budget, salary, or cost.

At some point in the political evolution of the Charter, it will be worthwhile to encourage a more reasoned public and political understanding of the override than currently exists.

extend over; overlap.

the external rendering should not override the vapor barrier

travel or move over (a place or thing).

part of the deposit was overridden and covered by the advancing ice


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Example Of override

  • After bank security realised there was no way to override the lock, firefighters were called.

  • After Wednesday's vote the Governor's pledged consequences for the override .

  • Again this is a situation where you need to override an automatic camera and set the controls manually.

  • Among the guidelines are provisions for unpredictable audit tests and procedures to test management's ability to override controls in order to commit fraud.

  • At some point in the political evolution of the Charter, it will be worthwhile to encourage a more reasoned public and political understanding of the override than currently exists.


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