HyperDic: overrule

English > 1 sense of the word overrule:
VERBcognitionoverrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverserule against
overrule > pronunciation
Soundsow'verruw.l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > overrule: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningRule against.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
Synonymsoverturn, override, overthrow, reverse
Broaderrule, decreedecide with authority
Spanishanular, invalidar, revocar

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