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    cancel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cancel

    Definition
    (noun) a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    Synonyms : natural
    Definition
    (verb) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    Synonyms : call off , scratch , scrub
    Example Sentence
    • Call off the engagement
    • cancel the dinner party
    • we had to scrub our vacation plans
    • scratch that meeting--the chair is ill
    Definition
    (verb) make up for
    Synonyms : offset , set off
    Example Sentence
    • His skills offset his opponent's superior strength
    Definition
    (verb) declare null and void; make ineffective
    Synonyms : strike down
    Example Sentence
    • Cancel the election results
    • strike down a law
    Definition
    (verb) remove or make invisible
    Synonyms : delete
    Example Sentence
    • Please delete my name from your list
    Definition
    (verb) make invalid for use
    Synonyms : invalidate
    Example Sentence
    • cancel cheques or tickets
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