When that moment comes, presidents do confront the lobbies and override their wishes.
It can override other challenges in a way that no other factor can.
The systemic regulator—the FSOC—can override decisions of individual regulators.
Old English oferridan "to ride across," from ofer "over" (see over) + ridan "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Originally literal, of cavalry, etc. Figurative meaning "to set aside arrogantly" is from 1827. The mechanical sense "to suspend automatic operation" is attested from 1946. As a noun in this sense from 1946. Related: Overrode; overriding; overridden.