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1. countermand

noun. a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command.

Synonyms

  • dictation
  • bidding
  • command

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate

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2. countermand

verb. cancel officially.

Synonyms

  • renege
  • go back on
  • overturn
  • repeal
  • strike down
  • renege on
  • renegue on
  • annul
  • revoke
  • cancel
  • vacate
  • rescind
  • lift

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • forward
  • issue

Example sentences of the word countermand


1. Verb, base form
Once that issue is treated -- for example, he's given medicine to countermand the effects of having eaten paint chips -- the shaking goes away.

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