Definition of Rescind:

  1. Revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).

  2. To invalidate an order by depriving it of the authority behind it, or a contract by restoring both parties to the pre-contract status quo as if there was no contract.

Synonyms of Rescind

Abbreviate, Abolish, Abridge, Abrogate, Annul, Blot out, Blue-pencil, Bowdlerize, Cancel, Censor, Countermand, Counterorder, Cross out, Cut, Delete, Disannul, Dismantle, Do away with, Edit, Edit out, Erase, Expunge, Expurgate, Invalidate, Kill, Lift, Make void, Nullify, Omit, Override, Overrule, Recall, Recant, Renege, Repeal, Retract, Reverse, Revoke, Rub out, Set aside, Strike, Strike off, Strike out, Suspend, Vacate, Void, Waive, Withdraw, Write off, Revoke, Repeal, Cancel, Reverse, Abrogate, Overturn, Overrule, Override, Annul, Nullify, Declare null and void, Make void, Void, Invalidate, Render invalid, Quash, Abolish, Set aside, Countermand, Retract, Withdraw

How to use Rescind in a sentence?

  1. The government eventually rescinded the directive.

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