cancel out


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Verb1.cancel out - wipe out the effect of something; "The new tax effectively cancels out my raise"; "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record"
do away with, eliminate, get rid of, extinguish - terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
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w>cancel out

vt sep (Math) → aufheben; (fig)zunichtemachen; to cancel each other out (Math) → sich aufheben, sich kürzen lassen; (fig)einander aufheben, sich gegenseitig aufheben
vi (Math) → sich aufheben, sich wegkürzen lassen (inf)

cancel

(ˈkӕnsəl) past tense past participle ˈcancelled , (American) ˈcanceled verb
1. to decide or announce that (something already arranged etc) will not be done etc. He cancelled his appointment.
2. to mark (stamps) with a postmark.
3. to stop payment of (a cheque, subscription etc).
ˌcancelˈlation noun
cancel out
to undo the effect of. We don't want our profits to be cancelled out by extra expenses.
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The striker, who might even have snatched victory deep into stoppage time, came off the bench to cancel out Sylvain Marveaux's first Magpies goal 11 minutes from time.
Jay O'Shea and Jake Jervis netted to cancel out Fabio Borini's 16th-minute goal.
But on Saturday he stepped up after being downed by David Craig and crashed home the spot-kick to cancel out Craig Frizzell's header.