What does rescind mean?

Definitions for rescindrɪˈsɪnd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rescind.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rescind

    rē-sind′, v.t. to cut away or off: to annul: to repeal: to reverse.—adj. Rescind′able.—ns. Rescind′ment; Rescis′sion, the act of rescinding: the act of annulling or repealing.—adj. Rescis′sory.—Rescissory actions (law), those actions whereby deeds are declared void. [Fr.,—L. rescindĕre, rescissumre-, back, scindĕre, to cut.]

Anagrams for rescind »

  1. discern

  2. cinders

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescind in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of rescind

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Translations for rescind

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • فسخArabic
  • außer Kraft setzen, aufheben, erklären, annullieren, machen, widerrufenGerman
  • cancelar, anular, rescindirSpanish
  • باطل ساختنPersian
  • 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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