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English verb: annul

1. annul (social) declare invalid


SamplesThe contract was annulled.
Void a plea.


Synonymsavoid, invalidate, nullify, quash, void


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


Broader (hypernym)cancel, strike down


Narrower (hyponym)break, stet


Antonymsvalidate, formalise, formalize

2. annul (communication) cancel officially


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


Synonymscountermand, lift, overturn, repeal, 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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