overrule

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To dismiss or throw out a protest at a court
To nullify a previous ruling by a higher power

The line judge signalled the ball was in, but this was overruled by the umpire.

{v} to superintend, supersede, persuade
The court's denial of any motion or point raised to the court, such as "overruling a motion for a new trial" or "objection overruled "
Where the Umpire decides his opinion of a line-call (etc ) is better than that of a line judge
When a higher court disagrees with a lower court's decision and changes that decision; also to reverse
rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
If someone in authority overrules a person or their decision, they officially decide that the decision is incorrect or not valid. In 1991, the Court of Appeal overruled this decision I told them it was a lousy idea, but I was overruled. = override. to change an order or decision that you think is wrong, using your official power
The umpire's decision to change the official decision of a line judge
To be superior or supreme in rulling or controlling; as, God rules and overrules
To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court
rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill
The ruling of the court when there is no merit to an objection made to a question asked of a witness The witness is then allowed to answer the question
To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter; as, God overrules the purposes of men; the chairman overruled the point of order
To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority
1 To overturn or make void of a decision of a prior case, generally accomplished in a different and subsequent case, when a court renders a decision that is substantially opposite of the decision made in a prior case A decision can be overruled only by the same court or a higher court within the same jurisdiction 2 To deny a motion, objection or other point raised to the court
{f} reject an opposition in a court hearing; decide against; void, annul
A judge's decision not to allow an objection Also, a decision by a higher court finding that a lower court decision was in error
overruling
The situation where something is overruled
overruling
Present participle of overrule
overruled
{s} has been rejected (of an opposition in a court hearing); annulled, voided; has been decided against
overruled
past of overrule
overrules
third-person singular of overrule
overruling
Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence
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