What does revocation mean?

Definitions for revocationˌrɛv əˈkeɪ ʃən

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revocation, annulment(noun)

    the state of being cancelled or annulled

  2. revocation(noun)

    the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done

    "the revocation of a law"


  1. revocation(Noun)

    An act or instance of revoking.

  2. Origin: From revocationem (accusative of revocatio)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revocation(noun)

    the act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall

  2. Revocation(noun)

    the act by which one, having the right, annuls an act done, a power or authority given, or a license, gift, or benefit conferred; repeal; reversal; as, the revocation of an edict, a power, a will, or a license

  3. Origin: [L. revocatio: cf. F. rvocation.]


  1. Revocation

    Revocation is the act of recall or annulment. It is the reversal of an act, the recalling of a grant, or the making void of some deed previously existing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revocation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revocation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lynn Lunsford:

    In certain offenses, such as using an aircraft to transport drugs, the revocation( of the pilot’s certification) can be permanent.

  2. Vikas Swarup:

    If he fails to respond within the stipulated time, it will be assumed that he has no response to offer and the Ministry of External Affairs will go ahead with the revocation.

  3. Lynn Lunsford:

    Pilots have two certificates, a medical certificate and an airman certificate. In cases such as that, we typically take separate action to revoke their certificates, after revocation, pilots must wait at least one year to reapply and must start over from the beginning, first earning a private certificate, then an instrument rating and so on.

  4. Troy Newman:

    The revocation was based on a pile of lies, including the idea that I promote violence. My 25-year history of peaceful, prayerful action speaks for itself, in spite of many objections by the airlines and Australia. We have been in the air 11 hours and will land in about [four]. Please pray that we can get past immigration so the truth can be told throughout Australia.

  5. Tarrant County:

    I don't think you go on a vacation and disappear, and don't tell anybody, and cut your hair and dye your hair, and hide out in a shabby apartment in a resort town. ... They fought so hard to keep him out of trouble when he killed four innocent people drinking three times the legal limit of alcohol, there's no doubt in my mind that when the video came out that showed him at that party and he was facing a possible revocation of probation, they made a conscious decision to run, and they did.

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