"Reverse" replaces "override"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Aug 23 21:29:12 UTC 2013

"reversed the veto" gets 1190 raw Googits.

The OED provides "to undo" as a meaning of "reverse," and Wiktionary provides this:

(law) To revoke a law, or to change a decision into its opposite.

In substance, reversing has a different implication than overriding, but I don't see it as particularly problematic.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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On Aug 23, 2013, at 10:43 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> NYT headline:
> "Council _Reverses_ Bloomberg Veto of Policing Bills"

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