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.
Once Josh Newman is recalled, we will issue an ultimatum : either you rescind the tax or we will go after you.
It would be (President Trump’s) decision to rescind that special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs.
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.
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Translations for rescind
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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