Rescind

Definition of Rescind

Re`scind´   Pronunciation: r?-s?nd´
v. t.1.To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.
[imp. & p. p. Rescinded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rescinding.]
The blessed Jesus . . . did sacramentally rescind the impure relics of Adam and the contraction of evil customs.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.Specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment.

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abbreviate, abridge, blot out, blue-pencil, bowdlerize, cancel, censor, countermand, counterorder, cross out, cut, delete, disannul, dismantle, do away with, edit, edit out, erase, expunge, expurgate, kill, lift, make void, nullify, omit, override, overrule, recall, recant, renege, repeal, retract, reverse, rub out, set aside, strike, strike off, strike out, suspend, vacate, void, waive, withdraw, write off
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