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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To invalidate or cause to no longer be in effect, as by voiding or canceling: Her license was revoked.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
References in classic literature ?
He had clung to it, he had incorporated himself with it, he had so identified himself with it that he had escaped that fury for change which possessed Louis XI., a tormenting and industrious king, whose policy it was to maintain the elasticity of his power by frequent appointments and revocations. More than this; the brave chevalier had obtained the reversion of the office for his son, and for two years already, the name of the noble man Jacques d'Estouteville, equerry, had figured beside his at the head of the register of the salary list of the provostship of Paris.
In the heat of resentment he had, indeed, given a commission to Captain Egglane, which the captain had far exceeded in the execution; nor had it been executed at all, had his lordship been able to find the captain after he had seen Lady Bellaston, which was in the afternoon of the day after he had received the affront; but so industrious was the captain in the discharge of his duty, that, having after long enquiry found out the squire's lodgings very late in the evening, he sat up all night at a tavern, that he might not miss the squire in the morning, and by that means missed the revocation which my lord had sent to his lodgings.
and what was revoked and what not revoked-- and was the revocation for better or for worse?
d'Epinay is coming back, to settle this affair at once beyond all possibility of revocation. I will answer for the success of a project which will reflect so much honor on M.
The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
Each State is the constituent and enacting party, and the United States in Congress assembled the recipient of delegated power--and that power delegated with such a penurious and carking hand that it had more the aspect of a revocation of the Declaration of Independence than an instrument to carry it into effect.
Although research has examined the reasons for licensure revocations in other health care professions, we did not identify any literature on occupational therapy license revocations.
(59) All but one of the subjects of national security revocations were Muslim males, and in all but two known cases since 2006, the Home Secretary issued the order when the person was abroad.
According to HaMoked, in recent years, there has been a sharp rise in revocation of residency, and 2008 set a record with 4,577 revocations.
The revocations were also based on a videotape that allegedly depicts a now-former employee beating and robbing a club patron inside the club.
(33) While nationally parole revocations have increased sixfold over the last twenty years, in California they have increased thirty-fold.