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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-RULING

The difficulty lies not in over-ruling his arguments, however just.

All is well,—all IS well, thanks to an over-ruling Providence!

His father's fate seemed to mock the idea of an over-ruling Providence.

He believed fundamentally in the gracious Word of God revealed to man, as overriding and over-ruling all other authorities.

But could it have come about more fortunately for us if it had all been designed by an over-ruling power?

By over-ruling all objections God gave him an overwhelming sense of his responsibility in the matter.

God's omnipotence is manifest in the over-ruling by which eventual good results from immediate evil.

Devout Christians regard them as the special agencies of an over-ruling Providence.

Predominance denotes "ascendency," "a superiority in strength or influence," "an over-ruling."

Is it wonderful to see estrangement between a people and laws imposed on them by the over-ruling influence of another nation?