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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To invalidate or cause to no longer be in effect, as by voiding or canceling: Her license was revoked.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 ?
The Will executed under my professional superintendence, on the thirtieth of September last, is at present superseded and revoked by the second and later Will, executed on the third of November.
He sat in unaltered calm, and, in fact, the company, preoccupied with more important problems, and with the complication of listening to bequests which might or might not be revoked, had ceased to think of him.
and what was revoked and what not revoked-- and was the revocation for better or for worse?
The second will revoked everything except the legacies to the low persons before mentioned (some alterations in these being the occasion of the codicil), and the bequest of all the land lying in Lowick parish with all the stock and household furniture, to Joshua Rigg.
The amiable old gentleman, it seemed, had intended to leave the whole to the Royal Humane Society, and had indeed executed a will to that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation's life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be saved.
The bachelor was filled with amazement when he heard Sancho's phraseology and style of talk, for though he had read the first part of his master's history he never thought that he could be so droll as he was there described; but now, hearing him talk of a "will and codicil that could not be provoked," instead of "will and codicil that could not be revoked," he believed all he had read of him, and set him down as one of the greatest simpletons of modern times; and he said to himself that two such lunatics as master and man the world had never seen.
But I am right in saying, am I not, that by your English law that will was automatically revoked when Mrs.
We were discussing the matter of wills being revoked by marriage only yesterday.
I knew what the man meant; that if the missing slave was found, the postponement would be revoked, the execution take place to-day.
The Lord said, "Move on, thou, likewise," and the command has never been revoked from that day to this.
Yes, but their order, as long as it is not revoked, enjoins them to stop before the prison.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of, a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday revoked the N5m bail she granted a former staff of NIMASA Alu Dismas who is standing trial over an alleged N136m fraud.