revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
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.
Origin: From the rescindo, from re- + scindo.
to cut off; to abrogate; to annul
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
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, rescissum—re-, back, scindĕre, to cut.]
The numerical value of rescind in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of rescind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have therefore decided that the university will rescind Mr. Cosby’s honorary degree.
The one thing good about executive orders : The new president, if he comes in -- boom, first day, first hour, first minute, you can rescind that.
As president, I have pledged on my first day in office to rescind every single one of President Obama’s unconstitutional executive actions, and to direct every federal agency to respect and protect the religious liberty of every American.
The man who lost the election by two million votes is now president, the election has sparked a wave of hate crimes across America. … Rescind the appointment of Steve Bannon. Don’t do it. I say to Donald Trump, ‘Take responsibility, rise to the dignity of the office instead of hiding behind your Twitter account and show Americans that racism and bigotry have no place in America.’.
The lack of accountability in these cases stands in stark contrast to disciplinary actions taken against VA whistleblowers, the VA has attempted to fire or suspend whistleblowers for minor indiscretions and, often, for activity directly related to the employee's whistleblowing. While OSC has worked with VA headquarters to rescind the disciplinary actions in these cases, the severity of the initial punishments chills other employees from stepping forward to report concerns.
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Translations for rescind
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- außer Kraft setzen, aufheben, erklären, annullieren, machen, widerrufenGerman
- cancelar, anular, rescindirSpanish
- باطل ساختنPersian
- peruuttaa, kumota, mitätöidäFinnish
- ógilda, nema úr gildi, rifta, fella úr gildiIcelandic
- annuleren, terugtrekken, herroepenDutch
- cofnąć, anulowaćPolish
- аннулировать, расторгнуть, расторгатьRussian
- ogiltigförklara, upphäva, återkallaSwedish
- анулювати, скасуватиUkrainian
- منسوخ کر دیناUrdu
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