- (especially of laws or other established rules, usages, etc.) to make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate: to annul a marriage.
- to reduce to nothing; obliterate.
- to cancel (a regularly scheduled train, plane, social event, etc.) for one day or one time only.
Origin of annul
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Related Words for annulledinvalidate, delete, revoke, reverse, expunge, vacate, undo, abolish, nullify, retract, quash, dissolve, cancel, abrogate, repeal, declare, rescind, efface, scrub, annihilate
Examples from the Web for annulled
Contemporary Examples of annulled
“This will end as an annulled election by the Constitutional Court, I think,” says Chambers.Thai Election Not Likely To Resolve Protests
February 1, 2014
Others argued that the vote should be annulled and a new election called.Fisticuffs in Parliament!
May 1, 2013
While in Khartoum, he reportedly wed but never consummated the marriage, which was annulled with 48 hours.Osama bin Laden's Loyal Harem
David A. Graham
May 10, 2011
Protests are raging in Yemen, where anti-government forces have asked that the plan for a transition of power be annulled.Meanwhile in the Middle East
Lizzie Crocker, Andrew Carter
May 7, 2011
Their marriage was annulled less than a year after their June 1984 wedding.Horrifying 'Little Girl Sex Cult'
June 1, 2010
Historical Examples of annulled
By the law of God it could not be so annulled as to permit of the re-marriage of the parties.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
She has had the misfortune to be disowned by her husband, and to-day her marriage is annulled.The Chinese Fairy Book
The marriage can be annulled as soon as you please after we arrive.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
She is Paul Lowther's half-sister, and therefore his marriage with her must be annulled.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
"Next time, we will hope you will have annulled the reason," he retorted.The Dominant Strain
Anna Chapin Ray
- (tr) to make (something, esp a law or marriage) void; cancel the validity of; abolish