invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify(verb)
"The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
To formally revoke the validity of.
To dissolve (a marital union) on the grounds that it is not valid.
Origin: From anuller, from annullo, from ad + nullus.
to reduce to nothing; to obliterate
to make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; -- used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
an-nul′, v.t. to make null, to reduce to nothing: to abolish:—pr.p. annul′ling; pa.p. annulled′.—n. Annul′ment, the act of annulling. [Fr. annuler—Low L. annullā-re, to make into nothing—L. ad-, to, nullus, none.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To make void, or of no effect; to abrogate; to rescind;—used of laws, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by competent authority.
The numerical value of annul in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of annul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of annul in a Sentence
The smart thing would be to annul the referendum.
We don't believe the Pennsylvania judge who refused to annul this adoption was unsympathetic.
The decision of the High Election Board to annul the local election in Istanbul and order a re-run is in our view not transparent and not comprehensible.
Even if it is proven that the judge violated ethical codes, it won't affect the court's earlier decision, we cannot annul a decision from a court, such a thing can only be done by a higher court. What has been decided is final. The Judicial Commission can punish the judge, but ethical and legal matters are different.
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- анулирам, разтрогвам, отменямBulgarian
- καταργώ, ακυρώνωGreek
- anular, invalidar, revocarSpanish
- mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
- 廃棄, 取り消すJapanese
- annuleren, ontbindenDutch
- tilbakekalle, annullere, oppheveNorwegian
- anula, revocaRomanian
- отменить, аннулировать, отменять, расторгать, расторгнутьRussian
- касувати, скасуватиUkrainian
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