Example sentences for: override

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

  • The 63 to 34 vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override President Clinton's promised veto.

  • (The user can override the default values and input an arbitrary value for any parameter.)

  • On October 5, 1978, the House voted on whether to override President Carter's veto of a water projects appropriation bill, which included funding for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (another famous boondoggle of that era).

  • In 1995, House Republicans threatened to override self-government for the sake of getting rid of rent control.

  • All three papers report that the Senate failed, by three votes, to override the president's veto of a ban on partial birth abortions.


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