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rescind | rescindable

rescind rescindable
officially withdraw or end something
  • How to Memorize
    • rescind - withdraw
  • Analysis

    To ‘rescind’ is a formal word which is used in reference to cancelling or officially removing any legal power from something such as a law, order, or agreement. In other words, it invalidates them. Rarely used in anything other than a professional context.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsrevokeinvalidate, reverse,
    Antonymsreiterateauthorize, validate,
  • Example(s)
    1. For financial reasons, I have decided to rescind my offer for that business.

    2. The government rescinded their new policy after a wave of protests.

    3. The order I have given is not rescindable! I insist that it is carried out to the letter.