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