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

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

Related terms: cancel renege reverse abrogation reversal vacation revocation
2. [ verb ] (games) fail to follow suit in a card game when able and required to do so
Related terms: play card_game
3. [ noun ] (cards) the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
Synonyms: renege
Related terms: mistake card_game
Similar spelling:   repose