Override vs Dominate - What's the difference?

override | dominate |


As verbs the difference between override and dominate

is that override is to ride across or beyond something while dominate is to govern, rule or control by superior authority or power.

As a noun override

is a mechanism, device or procedure used to counteract an automatic control.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

override

English

Verb

  • To ride across or beyond something.
  • To ride a horse too hard.
  • To counteract the normal operation of something.
  • The Congress promptly overrode the president's veto, passing the bill into law .
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  • The needs of the windmill must override everything else, he said.
  • (programming, object-oriented) To define a new behaviour of a method by creating the same method of the superclass with the same name and signature.
  • How the cat runs is defined in the method run() of the class Cat, which overrides the same method with the same signature of superclass called Mammal.

    Usage notes

    * The form overrode is sometimes used as a past participle, in place of the standard overridden.

    See also

    * (programming) overload

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mechanism, device or procedure used to counteract an automatic control.
  • A royalty.
  • A device for prioritizing audio signals, such that certain signals receive priority over others.
  • dominate

    English

    Verb

    (dominat)
  • To govern, rule or control by superior authority or power
  • To exert an overwhelming guiding influence over something or someone
  • To enjoy a commanding position in some field
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  • , year=2011 , date=October 15 , author=Michael Da Silva , title=Wigan 1 - 3 Bolton , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Individual mistakes proved costly for Wigan who, particularly after the half-time introduction of Hugo Rodallega, dominated for long periods.}}
  • To overlook from a height
  • Anagrams

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