verb (used with object), an·nulled, an·nul·ling.
Origin of annul
Examples from the Web for annulling
Within days of the presidential poll, the High Court shocked the country by annulling the parliament based on technicalities.
He contents himself with glorifying the passions, to the annulling of all ethical standards.
Thus he was forced to write to Petronius annulling his former decree.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
If, therefore, the Ideas are to be the object of knowledge, this can only be by annulling individuality in the knowing subject.Schopenhauer|Thomas Whittaker
In annulling these statutes, Congress simply withdraws an irrational support from Slavery.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume X (of 20)|Charles Sumner
A subsequent mental weakening would be no ground for annulling a marriage.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for annulling
verb -nuls, -nulling or -nulled
Word Origin for annul
Word Origin and History for annulling
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.