verb (used with object)
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Origin of countermand
OTHER WORDS FROM countermandcoun·ter·mand·a·ble, adjectiveun·coun·ter·mand·a·ble, adjectiveun·coun·ter·mand·ed, adjective
Words nearby countermand
Example sentences from the Web for countermand
It was too late to countermand the motor, which put up several miles away.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
I will countermand the order for an immediate attack; that will give me time to arrange.Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
Then he had to be told how it was, and he hurried back into the house to countermand the order for the physician.Bart Keene's Hunting Days|Allen Chapman
Unless something is done about it shall countermand religious services.
She decided in the absence of both to indulge in a rest, and sent Peter to countermand the carriage.The Lamp in the Desert|Ethel M. Dell