Definitions for rescindrɪˈsɪnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)

    cancel officially

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"


  1. rescind(Verb)

    To repeal, annul, or declare void; to take (something such as a rule or contract) out of effect.

    The agency will rescind the policy because many people are dissatisfied with it.

  2. Origin: From the rescindo, from re- + scindo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rescind(verb)

    to cut off; to abrogate; to annul

  2. Rescind(verb)

    specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment

Anagrams of rescind »

  1. discern

  2. cinders

Translations for rescind

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • außer Kraft setzen, aufheben, erklären, annullieren, machen, widerrufenGerman
  • cancelar, anular, rescindirSpanish
  • peruuttaa, kumota, mitätöidäFinnish
  • abrogerFrench
  • ógilda, nema úr gildi, rifta, fella úr gildiIcelandic
  • rescindereItalian
  • rescindōLatin
  • annuleren, terugtrekken, herroepenDutch
  • cofnąć, anulowaćPolish
  • rescindirPortuguese
  • аннулировать, расторгнуть, расторгатьRussian
  • ogiltigförklara, upphäva, återkallaSwedish
  • анулювати, скасуватиUkrainian
  • منسوخ کر دیناUrdu

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