1. [ verb ] annul by recalling or rescinding
Synonyms: rescind lift countermand reverse annul overturn vacate revoke

"He revoked the ban on smoking" "lift an embargo" "vacate a death sentence"

Related terms: cancel renege reverse abrogation reversal vacation revocation
2. [ noun ] (law,politics) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
Synonyms: annulment abrogation
Related terms: cancellation nullification vacation recall derogation revocation revoke
Similar spelling:   reveal