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re·scind

 (rĭ-sĭnd′)
tr.v. re·scind·ed, re·scind·ing, re·scinds
To make void; repeal or annul.

[Latin rescindere : re-, re- + scindere, to split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

re·scind′a·ble adj.
re·scind′er n.
re·scind′ment n.

rescind

(rɪˈsɪnd)
vb
(tr) to annul or repeal
[C17: from Latin rēscindere to cut off, from re- (intensive) + scindere to cut]
reˈscindable adj
reˈscinder n
reˈscindment n

re•scind

(rɪˈsɪnd)

v.t.
1. to revoke, annul, or repeal.
2. to invalidate (an act, measure, etc.) by a later action or a higher authority.
[1630–40; < Latin rescindere to cut away, revoke =re- re- + scindere to tear]
re•scind′er, n.
re•scind′ment, n.

rescind


Past participle: rescinded
Gerund: rescinding

Imperative
rescind
rescind
Present
I rescind
you rescind
he/she/it rescinds
we rescind
you rescind
they rescind
Preterite
I rescinded
you rescinded
he/she/it rescinded
we rescinded
you rescinded
they rescinded
Present Continuous
I am rescinding
you are rescinding
he/she/it is rescinding
we are rescinding
you are rescinding
they are rescinding
Present Perfect
I have rescinded
you have rescinded
he/she/it has rescinded
we have rescinded
you have rescinded
they have rescinded
Past Continuous
I was rescinding
you were rescinding
he/she/it was rescinding
we were rescinding
you were rescinding
they were rescinding
Past Perfect
I had rescinded
you had rescinded
he/she/it had rescinded
we had rescinded
you had rescinded
they had rescinded
Future
I will rescind
you will rescind
he/she/it will rescind
we will rescind
you will rescind
they will rescind
Future Perfect
I will have rescinded
you will have rescinded
he/she/it will have rescinded
we will have rescinded
you will have rescinded
they will have rescinded
Future Continuous
I will be rescinding
you will be rescinding
he/she/it will be rescinding
we will be rescinding
you will be rescinding
they will be rescinding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rescinding
you have been rescinding
he/she/it has been rescinding
we have been rescinding
you have been rescinding
they have been rescinding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rescinding
you will have been rescinding
he/she/it will have been rescinding
we will have been rescinding
you will have been rescinding
they will have been rescinding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rescinding
you had been rescinding
he/she/it had been rescinding
we had been rescinding
you had been rescinding
they had been rescinding
Conditional
I would rescind
you would rescind
he/she/it would rescind
we would rescind
you would rescind
they would rescind
Past Conditional
I would have rescinded
you would have rescinded
he/she/it would have rescinded
we would have rescinded
you would have rescinded
they would have rescinded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rescind - 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"

rescind

rescind

verb
To take back or remove:
Translations
kumotamitätöidäperuuttaa

rescind

[rɪˈsɪnd] VT [+ contract] → rescindir; [+ order] → anular (Jur) → abrogar

rescind

[rɪˈsɪnd] vt [+ decision, right, contract, agreement] → annuler; [+ law] → abroger; [+ judgment] → rescinder

rescind

vt decisionrückgängig machen, widerrufen; judgement, contract alsoannullieren; law, actaufheben

rescind

[rɪˈsɪnd] vt (law) → abrogare; (contract) → rescindere; (order) → annullare

rescind

v. rescindir, anular; terminar.
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Members of Fordham University's board of trustees unanimously agreed to rescind the comedian-actor's 2001 degree--the first to be rescinded in the university's 174-year history--after more than 40 women came forward in recent months claiming to have been drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby.
If the contract couldn't be rescinded, Dworkin wanted money to repair the property and an unspecified amount for other damages.
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The FDA had never before admitted that it approved a drug or device mistakenly, never rescinded such an approval without citing new information about the product, never admitted that a regulatory decision was influenced by politics, and never accused a former commissioner of questionable conduct.
ISLAMABAD, July 10, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The Chief Election Commissioner, Justice Hamid Ali Mirza has rescinded the notification of holding by-polls in two union councils of Sialkot and Kasur districts.
Layoff notices for 505 Los Angeles Unified teachers and counselors were rescinded Friday by Schools Chief Ramon Cortines.
23, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an executive order reversing the global gag rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy)--implemented by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, rescinded by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and reinstated by President George W.
But surely he has overstepped the mark by blasting the integrity of referees supremo Keith Hackett, claiming he rescinded the card because it impacted negatively on Manchester United.
Fergie accused the FA and referees' chief Keith Hackett of double standards in ensuring the red card was rescinded and claimed the same would not have happened if it was a United player involved.
Some of the major United States-based airlines that announced increased fares last week have rescinded the rises.