What is another word for override?

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[ ˌə͡ʊvəɹˈa͡ɪd], [ ˌə‍ʊvəɹˈa‍ɪd], [ ˌəʊ_v_ə_ɹ_ˈaɪ_d]

Override is a term that refers to taking control over something by force or authority. There are many synonyms for this word depending on the context in which it is used. Some synonyms include "overrule," which suggests a formal or legal decision, while "supersede" is often used when one thing replaces another. "Cancel," "nullify," and "revoke" indicate that something previously agreed upon has been rescinded, while "dominate" and "prevail" suggest a complete and forceful takeover. "Substitute" is used when one thing is replaced with another, while "command" implies a great deal of authority over a situation. No matter what synonym is used, the sense of taking control remains constant.

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What are the opposite words for override?

The word "override" means to prevail over or cancel out. Its antonyms are words that reflect the opposite meaning, such as "yield," "surrender," "give in," "concede," "acquiesce," "submit," and "defer." When someone yields to another's authority, they allow them to take control or have the final say. Surrendering means giving up power or control, while conceding means accepting something as valid or true. Acquiescing means accepting something passively, and submitting means handing over control to another. Finally, deferring means yielding to someone else's wishes or opinions. All of these words are opposites to "override," which implies a more forceful or aggressive approach.

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Usage examples for Override

Tommy turned to him with a sudden boyish gesture so spontaneous as to override all barriers.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
The question, therefore, whether there is a growing tendency to override the committees is a very interesting one.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
Who now is to tell us what this one standard is, to which all must submit, and which is thus to override all State Constitutions and all State laws?
"Slavery and the Constitution"
William Ingersoll Bowditch

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