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1. repeal

verb. ['rɪˈpiːl, riːˈpiːl'] cancel officially.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • forward
  • issue

Etymology

  • repello (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word repeal


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the amendment has since been repealed, the date of the repeal is included inside the parentheses.

2. Verb, past tense
Parliament didn’t repeal the acts until 1824.

3. Verb, base form
Seventy-two years earlier, during his first bid for the presidency, Franklin Delano Roosevelt campaigned to repeal Prohibition.

2. repeal

noun. ['rɪˈpiːl, riːˈpiːl'] the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation.

Synonyms

  • cancellation
  • recall
  • vacation
  • annulment
  • derogation
  • revocation

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate

Etymology

  • repello (Latin)
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