HyperDic: cancel

English > 6 senses of the word cancel:
VERBsocialcancel, call off, scratch, scrubpostpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
stativecancel, offset, set offmake up for
socialcancel, strike downdeclare null and void
contactcancel, deleteremove or make invisible
communicationcancel, invalidatemake invalid for use
NOUNcommunicationcancel, naturala notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
cancel > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cancel: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat.
Broadermusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Verbscanceldeclare null and void
English > cancel: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningpostpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "cancel the dinner party"
Synonymscall off, scratch, scrub
Entailsschedulemake a schedule / schedule
Entailed bypostpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offhold back to a later time
Nounscancellationthe act of cancelling
English > cancel: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningMake up for.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsoffset, set off
Narrowercounteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalanceOppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
Broaderbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Spanishanular, compensar, contrarrestar
English > cancel: 6 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningdeclare null and void; make ineffective.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Cancel the election results"
Synonymstrike down
Narrowerinvalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullifydeclare invalid / invalid
recallmake unavailable
remitRelease from (claims / claims, debts, or taxes)
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacateCancel officially
write offcancel (a debt)
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishanular, cancelar, derogar
Nounscancela notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
cancellationthe act of cancelling
cancellationthe speech act of revoking or annulling or making void
English > cancel: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRemove or make invisible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Narrowererase, rub out, score out, efface, wipe offRemove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
strike, scratch, expunge, exciseRemove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishanular, borrar, eliminar, suprimir, tachar
Catalananul·lar, eliminar, suprimir
English > cancel: 6 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningmake invalid for use.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cancel cheques or tickets"
Broaderscore, markmake underscoring marks
Spanishcancelar, invalidar
Catalancancel·lar, invalidar

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