View definitions for overruled



Discover More

Example Sentences

A civilian commission overruled Beck and rebuked his conclusion.

A nurse with the insurance company has overruled the opinion of my oncologist—one of their proudly listed “providers.”

In fact I wanted to call the novel “Sex with the Serpent Girl” but was overruled.

In the end, those in favor of more transparency were overruled.

What Madoff did was so heinous it overruled our concern for those folks.

Rome, for the time being, had overruled the question of the benefices contrary to Nozaledaʼs wish.

The Colonel started to explain, but was overruled by his wife, who preferred to give her own interpretation of the case.

My dear friend, when I first saw them in January all things appeared to be against them, but all has been overruled for good.

Some of the officers raised objections that Vyrtl thought well-put, but he overruled them.

Gaston seemed to demur, but Félice overruled him imperiously.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for obscure?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overruled, such as: alter, annul, control, countermand, direct, and disallow.

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