HyperDic: repeal

English > 2 senses of the word repeal:
VERBcommunicationrepeal, revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, overturn, rescind, vacatecancel officially
NOUNactrepeal, abrogation, annulmentthe act of abrogating
repeal > pronunciation
Soundsrihpiy'l; riypiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > repeal: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation.
Synonymsabrogation, annulment
Narrowerderogation(law) the partial taking ... / taking away of the effectiveness of a law
recallThe act of removing an official by petition
revocationThe act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
vacationThe act of making something legally void
BroadercancellationThe act of cancelling
Spanishabrogación, anulación, derogación, revocación
Catalanabrogació, cancel·lació, invalidació
Verbsrepealcancel officially
English > repeal: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningCancel officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrevoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, overturn, rescind, vacate
Narrowerrenege, renege on, renegue on, go back onfail to fulfill a promise or obligation
Broadercancel, strike downdeclare null and void
Spanishanular, cancelar, contradecir, dar una contraorden, derogar, invalidar, invertir, rescindir, retractar, revocar
Catalananul·lar, derogar, invertir, revocar
Nounsrepealthe act of abrogating

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