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countermand

coun·ter·mand

countermand

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: kaUn tr maend
inflections: countermanded, countermanding, countermands
definition: to rescind or cancel (an order).
antonyms:
uphold
similar words:
annul, lift, remit, repeal, rescind, revoke
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kaUn tr maend
definition: an order that rescinds or cancels another order.
Word Parts
The word countermand contains the following part:
mand Latin root that means give an order