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re·voke

 (rĭ-vōk′)
v. re·voked, re·vok·ing, re·vokes
v.tr.
To invalidate or cause to no longer be in effect, as by voiding or canceling: Her license was revoked.
v.intr. Games
To fail to follow suit in cards when required and able to do so.
n. Games
Failure to follow suit in a card game when required and able to do so.

[Middle English revoken, from Old French revoquer, from Latin revocāre : re-, re- + vocāre, to call; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]

re·vok′er n.

revoke

(rɪˈvəʊk)
vb
1. (tr) to take back or withdraw; cancel; rescind: to revoke a law.
2. (Card Games) (intr) cards to break a rule of play by failing to follow suit when able to do so; renege
n
(Card Games) cards the act of revoking; a renege
[C14: from Latin revocāre to call back, withdraw, from re- + vocāre to call]
reˈvoker n

re•voke

(rɪˈvoʊk)

v. -voked, -vok•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to take back or withdraw; annul or cancel: to revoke a license.
2. to bring or summon back.
v.i.
3. to fail to follow suit in a card game when possible and required; renege.
n.
4. an act or instance of revoking.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin revocāre to call again =re- re- + vocāre to call]
re•vok′er, n.

revoke


Past participle: revoked
Gerund: revoking

Imperative
revoke
revoke
Present
I revoke
you revoke
he/she/it revokes
we revoke
you revoke
they revoke
Preterite
I revoked
you revoked
he/she/it revoked
we revoked
you revoked
they revoked
Present Continuous
I am revoking
you are revoking
he/she/it is revoking
we are revoking
you are revoking
they are revoking
Present Perfect
I have revoked
you have revoked
he/she/it has revoked
we have revoked
you have revoked
they have revoked
Past Continuous
I was revoking
you were revoking
he/she/it was revoking
we were revoking
you were revoking
they were revoking
Past Perfect
I had revoked
you had revoked
he/she/it had revoked
we had revoked
you had revoked
they had revoked
Future
I will revoke
you will revoke
he/she/it will revoke
we will revoke
you will revoke
they will revoke
Future Perfect
I will have revoked
you will have revoked
he/she/it will have revoked
we will have revoked
you will have revoked
they will have revoked
Future Continuous
I will be revoking
you will be revoking
he/she/it will be revoking
we will be revoking
you will be revoking
they will be revoking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revoking
you have been revoking
he/she/it has been revoking
we have been revoking
you have been revoking
they have been revoking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revoking
you will have been revoking
he/she/it will have been revoking
we will have been revoking
you will have been revoking
they will have been revoking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revoking
you had been revoking
he/she/it had been revoking
we had been revoking
you had been revoking
they had been revoking
Conditional
I would revoke
you would revoke
he/she/it would revoke
we would revoke
you would revoke
they would revoke
Past Conditional
I would have revoked
you would have revoked
he/she/it would have revoked
we would have revoked
you would have revoked
they would have revoked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revoke - the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
Verb1.revoke - fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
2.revoke - 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"

revoke

revoke

verb
To take back or remove:
Translations
يُلْغي، يُبْطِل
zrušit
annullereophæve
taka aftur, afturkalla, nema úr gildi
atceltatsaukt

revoke

[rɪˈvəʊk]
A. N (Cards) → renuncio m
B. VT (gen) → revocar; [+ licence] → suspender
C. VI (Cards) → renunciar

revoke

[rɪˈvəʊk] vt [+ licence, law, agreement] → révoquer; [+ promise, decision] → revenir sur

revoke

vt lawaufheben; order, promisezurückziehen; decisionwiderrufen, rückgängig machen; licenceentziehen
vi (Cards) → nicht Farbe bekennen
n (Cards) → Nichtfarbebekennen nt

revoke

[rɪˈvəʊk] (frm) vt (law) → abrogare; (order, decision) → revocare

revoke

(rəˈvəuk) verb
to change (a decision); to make (a law etc) no longer valid.
revocation (revəˈkeiʃən) noun
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Thy kingdom, though foretold By Prophet or by Angel, unless thou Endeavour, as thy father David did, Thou never shalt obtain: prediction still In all things, and all men, supposes means; Without means used, what it predicts revokes.
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