When Elvis Costello this week canceled two upcoming shows in Israel, Twitter lit up with praise and condemnation.
The proceedings expected this week in Guantanamo Bay had been canceled.
The British version was nominated for a BAFTA in 2005; the American version aired twice then was canceled.
When we reunite with Valerie, both Room and Bored and her reality show have been canceled.
She scheduled an Oprah Winfrey interview, which was then canceled.
Is it possible to obliterate or efface that which has been previously canceled or erased?
He must have seen me drive away and have judged that his sale was canceled.
As a result we canceled the Spad order, and after that we attempted to build no single-place pursuit planes.
Some big act is canceled owing to illness and they have to have a sketch.
The highest possible priority, given by the Federation itself, had canceled his leave.
late 14c., "cross out with lines," from Anglo-French canceler, from Latin cancellare "to make resemble a lattice," which in Late Latin took on a sense "cross out something written" by marking it with crossed lines, from cancelli, plural of cancellus "lattice, grating," diminutive of cancer "crossed bars, lattice," a variant of carcer "prison" (see incarceration). Figurative use, "to nullify an obligation" is from mid-15c. Related: Canceled (also cancelled); cancelling.