Example sentences for: overridden

How can you use “overridden” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The variable air volume system in Building 1 was overridden during the study, thereby effectively running the system as a constant air volume system.

  • The veto has already been overridden by the House, the GOP hopes to pick up the required three Senate seats in November.

  • USAT notes that the narrow House (221-206) and Senate (50-49) votes mean that President Clinton's promised veto of the bill (because he says it squanders an historic opportunity to retire a substantial portion of the national debt) is unlikely to be overridden.

  • Now, the white lines' dot and dash makes my hand less steady on the wheel, the stoplight glimmers a shade too red-- the faith I've never felt in the day to day haunts me like some imp-winged demon in a Bosch painting, its infantile, red-bawling face staring accusingly into my eyes as if it dared to fly beyond the gilt frame, hectoring, hovering, sluggish wings buzzing like the winter-hatched fly stumbling spastic against the dashboard dials, its frail internal compass somehow gone haywire overridden by spurts and shocks.

  • In that piece, William Bennett and John Walters, Bennett's deputy drug czar during the Bush administration, argued that the will of the people must be overridden.


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