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 (rĕv′ə-kə-bəl) also re·vok·a·ble (rĭ-vō′-)
Capable of being revoked: a revocable order; a revocable vote.


(ˈrɛvəkəbəl) or


capable of being revoked; able to be cancelled
ˌrevocaˈbility, reˌvokaˈbility n
ˈrevocably, reˈvokably adv


(ˈrɛv ə kə bəl or, often, rɪˈvoʊ-)

also re•vok•a•ble

(rɪˈvoʊ kə bəl)

capable of being revoked.
[1490–1500; < Latin revocābilis. See revoke, -able]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.revocable - capable of being revoked or annulled; "a revocable order"
irrevocable, irrevokable - incapable of being retracted or revoked; "firm and irrevocable is my doom"- Shakespeare


References in classic literature ?
The other, that you do not peremptorily break off, in any business, in a fit of anger; but howsoever you show bitterness, do not act anything, that is not revocable.
Gordon Revocable Trust for an aggregate consideration of USD 209m.
Ben Davis Properties Management LLC acquired the 4,000-SF warehouse at 2011 Dugan Drive and the 12,500-SF warehouse at 3010 Dugan Drive from the namesake revocable living trust of Ronny and Judith Brown.
She had previously created a revocable trust (the payor) that was later amended by her court-appointed conservator to allow funds to be used for premium payments for life insurance owned by three dynasty trusts (also formed by her conservator) under an economic benefit split-dollar arrangement.
Johnston and his affiliate, The Jerry Zucker Revocable Trust.
Living trusts tend to come in two basic flavors: revocable and irrevocable.
In the Morey decision, life insurance proceeds--which are generally exempt under Florida law from claims by the insured's creditors--were paid to the insured's revocable trust that contained a clause directing that all of the insured's debts were to be satisfied with trust assets.
Estate planning often involves the use of trusts, which come in two basic forms: revocable and irrevocable.
Paul's practice centers on revocable trusts, which not only direct her clients' desired asset distribution without the cost and complexity of probate or other court-monitored administration, but also provide for the person's care and asset management in the event of illness or incapacity.
Where the homestead is held in the name or names of a trustee or trustees of a revocable inter vivos trust or of revocable inter vivos trusts made by the settlors of such trust or trusts who are husband and wife, and the husband and wife are the primary beneficiaries of one or both of the trusts so created, and the deed or deeds conveying title to the homestead to the trustee or trustees of the trust or trusts specifically state that the interests of the husband and wife to the homestead property are to be held as tenants by the entirety, the estate created shall be deemed to be a tenancy by the entirety.
In Gerson, the decedent's husband had created a revocable trust that became irrevocable on his death.