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English noun: repeal

1. repeal (act) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation


Synonymsabrogation, annulment


Broader (hypernym)cancellation


Narrower (hyponym)derogation, recall, revocation, vacation


English verb: repeal

1. repeal (communication) cancel officially


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


Synonymsannul, countermand, lift, overturn, rescind, reverse, revoke, 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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