verb (used with object), an·nulled, an·nul·ling.
Origin of annul
Examples from the Web for annul
Two years later, the reprimand was overturned, but Mia was unsuccessful in her bid to annul the adoptions.
By all accounts, Rafsanjani has been the main force behind the scenes trying to annul the elections.
Not even the recantation of the offender could annul these appalling sentences.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
It is not for you nor for me to criticize them—though I yet wonder what power could annul them to permit your presence here!Pygmalion's Spectacles|Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
Not to seek to change the stern decree; not to annul those bitter phrases: his dissolute career—the memory of his misspent youth!Satan Sanderson|Hallie Erminie Rives
He believed in caste, in privileges, in monopolies; therefore he would not annul either rank or honor.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
I have shown that no society of slaves can endure, because, in its very nature, such society must annul the law of development.Martin Eden|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for annul
verb -nuls, -nulling or -nulled
Word Origin for annul
Word Origin and History for annul
late 14c., from Old French anuller (13c.) or directly from Late Latin annullare "to make to nothing," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + nullum, neuter of nullus "nothing" (see null). Related: Annulled; annulling.