Usage examples for overrode

  1. Holden objected to everything, but the voice of Judge Carter was loud and his stature was large; they overrode James Holden and compelled his attention. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  2. The latter won the next, when Mr. Wilson firmly insisted on inserting the Covenant in the Treaty and finally overrode the objections of Mr. Lloyd George and M. Clemenceau, who scouted the idea for a while as calculated to impair the value of both charters. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  3. This time, however, my will overrode hers. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  4. Nor did habits which overrode established procedure for men cause him to class himself apart from the mass. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  5. Then there was the hiss of empty tape, and a brisk masculine voice that overrode it: Westinghouse Laboratories, it said, sixteen April nineteen- seventy. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  6. His sense of what was becoming naturally overrode his acquired instincts as a skilled instrument that might help the race. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  7. He crushed her spirit entirely, Aunt Emma told me; she had no will of her own, poor thing: his individuality was so strong, that it overrode my mother's weak nature rough- shod. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  8. He differed somewhat at this time from the prevailing sentiment of the Federalists in New England, for the guiding principle of his life, his love of nationality, overrode all other influences. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge