Translation of "override" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈraɪd/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ overrode, overridden

(of a person who has the necessary authority) to decide against or refuse to accept a previous decision, an order, a person, etc.

anular, invalidar
Every time I make a suggestion at work, my boss overrides me/it.
The president used his veto to override the committee’s decision.

to operate an automatic machine by hand

He overrode the autopilot when he realized it was malfunctioning.

to take control over something, especially in order to change the way it operates

The pills are designed to override your body’s own hormones.

to be more important than something

ser mayor que
Parents’ concern for their children’s future often overrides all their other concerns.

(Translation of “override” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)