Example sentences for: overrode

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

  • Rather than accept the law of the jungle, they overrode it.

  • But several European papers noted that their personal friendship and shared commitment to the European ideal overrode ideological considerations.

  • His allegiance to the country, however, overrode his political self-interest."

  • And then in 1937, with the popular support of ultra-right-wing groups, the army overrode parliamentary resistance in Tokyo and went to war against the Chinese Nationalists.

  • The New York Times reported that this decision overrode State's wishes and benefited, among others, the Chinese government official who subsequently funneled large contributions to the Democratic Party.


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