1 a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
2 the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something [syn: nullification]
1 rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill" [syn: overrule, overturn, overthrow, reverse]
2 prevail over; "health considerations override financial concerns"
3 counteract the normal operation of (an automatic gear shift in a vehicle)
to ride across or beyond something
to ride a horse too hard
- Japanese: 酷使する
to counteract the normal operation of something
- Japanese: 過負荷を掛ける
a mechanism, device or procedure used to counteract an automatic control
- Japanese: オーバードライブ
- Japanese: 優先, 優待
music: a sound effect
- Japanese: オーバードライブ
The word override can be used in several different contexts:
- A manual
override is any arrangement that allows a user to take control
of an otherwise automatic system or prevent an automatic system
from performing its function.
- A safety override is used to prevent safety instrumented systems from operating.
- A veto override allows the U.S. Congress to circumvent a veto by the President
- In the telecommunications industry, an override is a four-digit number that allows callers to make a call using the services of a company other than their pre-selected phone company.
- In object oriented programming, an override is a concept related to polymorphism and inheritance. See also: Overload
- In insurance Overriders are a form of payments to brokers, they are known in the U.S.A. as Contingent commissions
- Override is a 1994 American science fiction genre short film.
- Override is the name of two Transformers characters.
- Override is the former name of Spider-Man antagonist Shadrac.
- In sales:
- In traditional sales environments, an override is a commission paid to managers on sales made by their subordinates, usually calculated as a percentage of the gross sales commissions earned by the salesperson.
- Similarly, in multi-level marketing, agents receive a commission on sales made by their downline (recruited agents).
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