Definitions for "Overrule"
To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court.
in this case, to void a prior legal precedent.
When a higher court disagrees with a lower court's decision and changes that decision; also to reverse.
Where the Umpire decides his opinion of a line-call (etc.) is better than that of a line judge.
To reverse by subsequent action.
reversing a call from the linesperson, done by the umpire
To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority.
To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter; as, God overrules the purposes of men; the chairman overruled the point of order.
To be superior or supreme in rulling or controlling; as, God rules and overrules.