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an·nul

 (ə-nŭl′)
tr.v. an·nulled, an·nul·ling, an·nuls
1. To make or declare void or invalid, as a marriage or a law; nullify.
2. To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out: "That task would be easier to perform now that his personal stake in it was annulled" (Edith Wharton).

[Middle English annullen, from Old French annuller, from Late Latin annullāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin nullus, none; see ne in Indo-European roots.]

annul

(əˈnʌl)
vb, -nuls, -nulling or -nulled
(Law) (tr) to make (something, esp a law or marriage) void; cancel the validity of; abolish
[C14: from Old French annuller, from Late Latin annullāre to bring to nothing, from Latin nullus not any; see null]
anˈnullable adj

an•nul

(əˈnʌl)

v.t. -nulled, -nul•ling.
1. to make or declare void or null; invalidate: to annul a marriage.
2. to abolish; cancel: Joy annulled our cares.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French annuler < Late Latin adnūllāre render null]
an•nul′la•ble, adj.

annul


Past participle: annulled
Gerund: annulling

Imperative
annul
annul
Present
I annul
you annul
he/she/it annuls
we annul
you annul
they annul
Preterite
I annulled
you annulled
he/she/it annulled
we annulled
you annulled
they annulled
Present Continuous
I am annulling
you are annulling
he/she/it is annulling
we are annulling
you are annulling
they are annulling
Present Perfect
I have annulled
you have annulled
he/she/it has annulled
we have annulled
you have annulled
they have annulled
Past Continuous
I was annulling
you were annulling
he/she/it was annulling
we were annulling
you were annulling
they were annulling
Past Perfect
I had annulled
you had annulled
he/she/it had annulled
we had annulled
you had annulled
they had annulled
Future
I will annul
you will annul
he/she/it will annul
we will annul
you will annul
they will annul
Future Perfect
I will have annulled
you will have annulled
he/she/it will have annulled
we will have annulled
you will have annulled
they will have annulled
Future Continuous
I will be annulling
you will be annulling
he/she/it will be annulling
we will be annulling
you will be annulling
they will be annulling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been annulling
you have been annulling
he/she/it has been annulling
we have been annulling
you have been annulling
they have been annulling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been annulling
you will have been annulling
he/she/it will have been annulling
we will have been annulling
you will have been annulling
they will have been annulling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been annulling
you had been annulling
he/she/it had been annulling
we had been annulling
you had been annulling
they had been annulling
Conditional
I would annul
you would annul
he/she/it would annul
we would annul
you would annul
they would annul
Past Conditional
I would have annulled
you would have annulled
he/she/it would have annulled
we would have annulled
you would have annulled
they would have annulled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.annul - declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
break - invalidate by judicial action; "The will was broken"
stet - printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion
2.annul - cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
go back on, renege, renege on, renegue on - fail to fulfill a promise or obligation; "She backed out of her promise"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"

annul

verb invalidate, reverse, cancel, abolish, void, repeal, recall, revoke, retract, negate, rescind, nullify, obviate, abrogate, countermand, declare or render null and void The marriage was annulled last month.
restore, bring back, reinstate, re-establish, reintroduce, reimpose, re-enforce

annul

verb
1. To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
2. To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean:
blot (out), cancel, cross (off or out), delete, efface, erase, expunge, obliterate, rub (out), scratch (out), strike (out), undo, wipe (out), x (out).
Law: vacate.
Translations
يُبْطِل، يُلْغي
zrušit
annullereerklære ugyldigophæve
mitätöidä
anulirati
érvénytelenít
ógilda
anuliavimasanuliuoti
anulētatcelt
bozmakfeshetmek

annul

[əˈnʌl] VT [+ judgment, contract, marriage] → anular; [+ law] → revocar, abrogar

annul

[əˈnʌl] vt [+ marriage] → annuler; [+ law] → abroger; [+ results, election] → invalider

annul

vtannullieren; law, decree, judgement alsoaufheben; contract, marriage alsoauflösen, für ungültig erklären; will alsofür ungültig erklären

annul

[əˈnʌl] vtannullare; (law) → rescindere

annul

(əˈnal) past tense, past participle anˈnulled verb
to declare (that something is) not valid and cancel (especially a marriage or legal contract).
anˈnulment noun

annul

vt. anular, cancelar, revocar.
References in classic literature ?
In the first place, as these constitutions invest the State legislatures with absolute sovereignty, in all cases not excepted by the existing articles of Confederation, all the authorities contained in the proposed Constitution, so far as they exceed those enumerated in the Confederation, would have been annulled, and the new Congress would have been reduced to the same impotent condition with their predecessors.
It was for this I had annulled the lease -- it was for this I had come -- it was for this I was waiting.
James II, the bigoted successor of Charles the Voluptuous, had annulled the charters of all the colonies, and sent a harsh and unprincipled soldier to take away our liberties and endanger our religion.
But, as I have remarked before, it is only a year or two ago that the ancient edict prohibiting Christian rubbish like ourselves to enter the Mosque of Omar and see the costly marbles that once adorned the inner Temple was annulled.
That I have some claim to the exercise of a veto here, would not, I believe, be denied by any reasonable person cognizant of the relations between us: relations which, though thrown into the past by your recent procedure, are not thereby annulled in their character of determining antecedents.
But you slaves - it is too bad to be slaves, I grant - but you slaves dream of a society where the law of development will be annulled, where no weaklings and inefficients will perish, where every inefficient will have as much as he wants to eat as many times a day as he desires, and where all will marry and have progeny - the weak as well as the strong.
To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf
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Eight prisoners had their prison sentences and fines annulled, while 112 convicts had their fines annulled.
In the annulled award the tribunal had decided, based on a two-to-one vote, that it did not have jurisdiction to hear Fraport's case.
The election commission said it had annulled the counts from more than 1,000 ballot boxes but that irregularities had not affected the overall figures.