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See definition of overruled on Dictionary.com
  • verbcancel, reverse a decision
  • verbrepeal

synonyms for overruled

  • invalidate
  • annul
  • revoke
  • reverse
  • veto
  • void
  • disallow
  • nullify
  • quash
  • override
  • overturn
  • rescind
  • cancel
  • abrogate
  • negate
  • strike down
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antonyms for overruled

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  • allow
  • approve
  • permit
  • support
  • establish
  • allow
  • keep
  • approve
  • sanction
  • enforce
  • validate
  • permit
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How to use overruled in a sentence

Rome, for the time being, had overruled the question of the benefices contrary to Nozaledaʼs wish.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The Colonel started to explain, but was overruled by his wife, who preferred to give her own interpretation of the case.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
My dear friend, when I first saw them in January all things appeared to be against them, but all has been overruled for good.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Some of the officers raised objections that Vyrtl thought well-put, but he overruled them.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Gaston seemed to demur, but Félice overruled him imperiously.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
The leaders were overruled, and the new trail was taken up with heat.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He counteracts their disobedience, and causes it to be overruled for good.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Every evil thing is overruled for the manifestation of his glory.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Xerxes, however, overruled his wishes, and the armies commenced their march for Egypt.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
He overruled the opinions of the rest, re-entered the Strait, and reached England in the following June.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
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