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revoke

re·voke

revoke

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vok
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: revoked, revokes, revoking
definition: to withdraw, rescind, annul, or cancel.
After much protest, the law was revoked.If you have one more violation, your driver's license will be revoked.
synonyms:
abrogate, annul, cancel, countermand, disclaim, invalidate, nullify, rescind, retract, void, withdraw
antonyms:
adopt, confirm, enact, establish, validate
similar words:
abolish, dismiss, lift, negate, overturn, quash, remit, repeal, repudiate, reverse, veto
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: in card games, to fail to follow suit when it is possible and required to do so; renege.
synonyms:
renege, renounce
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part of speech: noun
definition: in card games, the act of revoking.
synonyms:
renounce
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