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English noun: revoke

1. revoke (act) the mistake of not following suit when able to do so


Broader (hypernym)error, fault, mistake

Part meronymcard game, cards

English verb: revoke

1. revoke (competition) fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)play

Domain categorycard game, cards

2. revoke (communication) cancel officially

SamplesHe revoked the ban on smoking.
Lift an embargo.
Vacate a death sentence.

Synonymsannul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, vacate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cancel, strike down

Narrower (hyponym)go back on, renege, renege on, renegue on

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