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rescind

re·scind

rescind

 
 
pronunciation:
rih sInd
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rescinded, rescinding, rescinds
definition: to take back or make invalid; revoke.
The government has rescinded the right to bear arms during the state of emergency.The commander decided to rescind his previous order.
synonyms:
abrogate, annul, countermand, invalidate, nullify, quash, repeal, retract, reverse, revoke, undo, vitiate, void
similar words:
abolish, cancel, lift, negate, override, overrule, recant, remit, supersede, take back, unsay, veto, withdraw
derivations: rescindable (adj.), rescinder (n.), rescindment (n.)