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rescind

countermand, repeal, veto; nullify, retract: rescind an agreement
Not to be confused with:
resend – send again; send back: resend a letter
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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.
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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
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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.
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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Past participle: rescinded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I rescinded
you rescinded
he/she/it rescinded
we rescinded
you rescinded
they rescinded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I have rescinded
you have rescinded
he/she/it has rescinded
we have rescinded
you have rescinded
they have rescinded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I had rescinded
you had rescinded
he/she/it had rescinded
we had rescinded
you had rescinded
they had rescinded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I will have rescinded
you will have rescinded
he/she/it will have rescinded
we will have rescinded
you will have rescinded
they will have rescinded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
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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"
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rescind

verb annul, recall, reverse, cancel, overturn, set aside, void, repeal, quash, revoke, retract, invalidate, obviate, abrogate, countermand, declare null and void You will rescind that order immediately.
support, confirm, implement, uphold, enact, reaffirm, validate
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rescind

verb
To take back or remove:
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Translations
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rescind

[rɪˈsɪnd] VT [+ contract] → rescindir; [+ order] → anular (Jur) → abrogar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rescind

[rɪˈsɪnd] vt [+ decision, right, contract, agreement] → annuler; [+ law] → abroger; [+ judgment] → rescinder
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rescind

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

[rɪˈsɪnd] vt (law) → abrogare; (contract) → rescindere; (order) → annullare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rescind

v. rescindir, anular; terminar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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