revoke


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Revoke

To annul or make void by recalling or taking back; to cancel, rescind, repeal, or reverse.

revoke

v. to annul or cancel an act, particularly a statement, document, or promise, as if it no longer existed. Thus, a person can revoke a will or revoke an offer to enter into a contract, and government agency can revoke a license. (See: revocation)

revoke

verb abjure, abolish, abrogare, abrogate, annul, cancel, countermand, counterorder, declare null and void, disannul, discard, disclaim, dismiss, dissolve, expunge, make void, negate, nullify, override, prohibit, quash, recant, remove, renege, renounce, renuntiare, repeal, rescind, rescindere, retract, reverse, revert, suppress, suspend, vacate, vitiate, void, wipe out, withdraw
Associated concepts: dependent relative revocation, revoke a license, revoke a will
See also: abandon, abate, abolish, abrogate, adeem, annul, bear false witness, cancel, debar, defeat, disavow, discharge, discontinue, disinherit, disown, dissolve, extinguish, invalidate, kill, negate, nullify, override, overrule, prohibit, proscribe, recall, recant, refuse, renege, repeal, repudiate, rescind, terminate, vacate, void, withdraw
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He said: "I submit there was malice on behalf of police in putting forward the application to revoke the club's licence.
However, in San Francisco, the California Teachers Association sat out the fight to revoke the Edison charter, points out Gary Larson, who volunteered to help Parents To Save Edison Charter.
Patton points out the difficulty in challenging the Service's denial of a taxpayer request to revoke or modify a Sec.
he movement to revoke charters as one slogan has it, to give corporations the death penalty-is notable less for the influence it's likely to have on American society than for the influence it has already had on the political left.
The taxpayer retains the opportunity to revoke the election out of the installment method as long as all tax years in which payments are received remain open.
The Board of Accountancy has taken action to revoke his license; revocation was stayed with three years probation.
Today's decision appears to partially reward the lobbying efforts of auto makers, who campaigned to revoke the orders.
This is an extremely hard prohibition to overcome, as it would seem the only reason (with the possible exception of administrative burden) to revoke a Sec.
But the council committee asked the City Attorney's Office to begin proceedings to revoke that permit, as well, for violations and for creating a public nuisance.
On the grantor's death, the power to revoke ceases and the trustee then performs the settlement functions typically performed by an estate's executor.
In September 2005 the Superior Court of Lima unanimously rendered its judgment dated September 2, 2005 to revoke the precautionary measure (injunction) that had temporarily suspended the Arbitration Process.
A majority of the commissioners expressed reluctance to revoke the permit in its entirety and uncertainty as to whether they had addressed the process adequately.