- (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
Synonyms for annul
Related Words for annullinginvalidate, delete, revoke, reverse, expunge, vacate, undo, abolish, nullify, retract, quash, dissolve, cancel, abrogate, repeal, declare, rescind, efface, scrub, annihilate
Examples from the Web for annulling
Contemporary Examples of annulling
Within days of the presidential poll, the High Court shocked the country by annulling the parliament based on technicalities.Egypt’s President versus Egypt’s Judges
April 24, 2013
Historical Examples of annulling
That Daniel was not thinking of annulling his marriage, that he could not think of it, Eleanore knew.The Goose Man
Thus he was forced to write to Petronius annulling his former decree.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)
In annulling the Two-penny Act the King crossed lances with the representatives of the people and had come off second best.Give Me Liberty
Thomas J. Wertenbaker
He assumed a priestly character, preaching, absolving, annulling marriages.
An ex post facto law was brought in with great precipitation, for annulling this dividend.
- (tr) to make (something, esp a law or marriage) void; cancel the validity of; abolish