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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 ?
They next planned to get through politics what they could not get through law; they induced the Government to bring suit for the annulment of the Bell patents.
VATICAN CITY * Pope Francis has substantially altered the process for those seeking annulments of marriages in the Catholic church, eliminating sometimes lengthy and redundant judicial procedures and empowering local bishops to make judgments on their own in "particularly evident" cases.
The United States has so many that it accounts for nearly half of all the annulments granted worldwide: 18,895 in 2012 compared to the 42,686 globally.
Pope Francis has created a panel of theologians and canon lawyers whose main task is to simply the process of getting annulments from the Roman Catholic Church.
The Vatican's approach to annulments is one issue that certainly deserves close attention, as it appears that the Catholic church is only too willing to grant and even expedite annulments for rich, American Catholics--especially those who play a role in public life.
All in all, however, I'm afraid this article may have been more harmful than helpful with regard to the common perception of annulments.
It scrutinizes unpublished cases of annulments due to impotency in a northern Spanish church court between 1650 and 1750, in the diocese of Calahorra and La Calzada.
What is implied in the abundance of divorces and annulments in the United States is that the sacrament of Matrimony is not being entered into wisely.
Typically, those seeking annulments have paid up to $650 to the diocese, which covered about one-third of the costs, according to Fr.
Because the church doesn't recognize divorce, Catholics often seek annulments so they can re-marry before a priest.
In conclusion, many Catholics are concerned about the validity of so many annulments in Canada.
Speaking at the launch, Cardinal Julian Herranz, head of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, echoed the wider concern among the hierarchy, saying some people see annulments as nothing more than a way "to obtain a divorce with the blessing of the church.