Definitions for revokerɪˈvoʊk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•vokerɪˈvoʊk(v.; n.)-voked, -vok•ing
(v.t.)to take back or withdraw; annul or cancel:
to revoke a license.
to bring or summon back.
(v.i.)to fail to follow suit in a card game when possible and required; renege.
(n.)an act or instance of revoking.
Origin of revoke:
1300–50; ME < L revocāre to call again =re-re - +vocāre to call
the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to cancel a decision or right
a court ruling to revoke the death sentence
The act of revoking in a game of cards.
A renege; a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks in trick-taking card games serious enough to render the round invalid.
A violation ranked in seriousness somewhat below overt cheating, with the status of a more minor offense only because, when it happens, it is usually accidental.
To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
Your driver's license will be revoked.
To fail to follow suit in a game of cards
to call or bring back; to recall
hence, to annul, by recalling or taking back; to repeal; to rescind; to cancel; to reverse, as anything granted by a special act; as, , to revoke a will, a license, a grant, a permission, a law, or the like
to hold back; to repress; to restrain
to draw back; to withdraw
to call back to mind; to recollect
to fail to follow suit when holding a card of the suit led, in violation of the rule of the game; to renege
the act of revoking
To annul by withdrawing. In trick-taking card games, a revoke is a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks serious enough to render the round invalid. A revoke is a violation ranked in seriousness somewhat below overt cheating, with the status of a more minor offense only because, when it happens, it is usually accidental. Trick-taking games normally have several rules regarding which cards may and may not be played to a trick. For example, most games require a player to follow suit or play in the suit led, if possible. Rules of this sort are sometimes called "honor rules", because there is no way to detect a violation at the moment of its commission. However, the irregularity will normally be discovered later, and there are usually strict penalties for revokes. Some "honor rules" in different trick-taking games ⁕Spades, Euchre and 500 require that players play to the suit led, unless void in it. ⁕Hearts requires that players follow the suit led. In some variants, a player holding the Queen of Spades and void in the led suit is required to play it. ⁕Pinochle requires players to ⁕play to the led suit unless void in it, with a potentially winning card if possible;if void in the led suit, trump with a potentially winning card;if unable to do any of those things, play anything.
Translations for revoke
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to change (a decision); to make (a law etc) no longer valid.
- intrek, kanselleerAfrikaans
- يُلْغي، يُبْطِلArabic
- revogarPortuguese (BR)
- annullere; ophæveDanish
- ακυρώνω, ανακαλώ, αναιρώGreek
- لغو کردن؛ باطل کردنFarsi
- révoquer, abrogerFrench
- रद्द करनाHindi
- opozvati, ukinutiCroatian
- taka aftur, afturkalla, nemaúr gildiIcelandic
- revocare, abrogareItalian
- 취소하다, 무효로 하다Korean
- atšaukti, panaikintiLithuanian
- atcelt; atsauktLatvian
- menukar keputusanMalay
- gjøre om; inndra, oppheveNorwegian
- unieważnić, cofnąćPolish
- لغو کردن؛ باطل کردنPersian
- منسوخول، لرى كول، لغوكول، ردول، له منځه ايستلPashto
- a revoca; a abrogaRomanian
- отменять; аннулироватьRussian
- zrušiť, odvolaťSlovak
- återkalla, upphävaSwedish
- iptal etmekTurkish
- 撤銷(決定)，廢除(法律)Chinese (Trad.)
- скасовувати, анулюватиUkrainian
- منسوخ کرناUrdu
- rút lại (quyết định); hủy bỏVietnamese
- 撤销，废除，宣告无效Chinese (Simp.)
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