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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 ?
confirms or annuls all international arrangements and, to judge from its last report, finds our tolerant, humorous, lazy little planet only too ready to shift the whole burden of public administration on its shoulders.
But a new hypothesis presents itself to my mind, and it annuls the wager.
As this imagination involves the existence of the horse, AND THE BOY HAS NO PERCEPTION WHICH ANNULS ITS EXISTENCE [James's italics], he will necessarily contemplate the horse as present, nor will he be able to doubt of its existence, however little certain of it he may be.
We send him forth through our crowded cities, proclaiming that he is the source of all good and evil in the nation, and he, knowing that many people believe it, knowing that it is a lie, and that he is powerless to shorten the working day by one hour, raise wages one penny, or annul the smallest criminal sentence, however unjust it may seem to him; knowing that every miner in the kingdom can manufacture dynamite, and that revolvers are sold for seven and sixpence apiece; knowing that he is not bullet proof, and that every king in Europe has been shot at in the streets; he must smile and bow and maintain an expression of gracious enjoyment whilst the mayor and corporation inflict upon him the twaddling address he has heard a thousand times before.
Many arguments might have been adduced to prove the unfitness of two such seemingly contradictory authorities, each having power to ANNUL or REPEAL the acts of the other.
In the first instance, the success of the usurpation will depend on the executive and judiciary departments, which are to expound and give effect to the legislative acts; and in the last resort a remedy must be obtained from the people who can, by the election of more faithful representatives, annul the acts of the usurpers.