Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


There had been a difficulty with Mrs. Graham, but Mary over-ruled her.

It was arranged so, with only a little demur from Mrs. Millar, over-ruled by her husband.

May He not have over-ruled their designs, and founded for us a nation by them?

All these objections, however, were over-ruled; so that I was obliged to comply.

Its frustration and disappointment are over-ruled for higher ends.

I always thought they were very unfit to have the charge of her; but I was over-ruled, as I always am.

These four judgments once pronounced, were not to be over-ruled.

And se, her peur mither, she was over-ruled, and geed her back the glass.

The plan was, however, over-ruled by the advice of Achmet Beg.

He over-ruled my plan; or, rather, he suggested an improvement.