- an act of canceling or voiding; cancellation.
Origin of recision
Related Words for recisioncancellation, withdrawal, revocation, annulment, rescission, repeal, nullification, retraction, recision, rescindment
- the act of cancelling or rescinding; annulmentthe recision of a treaty
Word Origin for recision
Word Origin and History for recision
"act of cutting off," 1610s, from Middle French recision, alteration of rescision (from Late Latin rescissionem "annulment;" see rescission), influenced in form by Late Latin recisionem (nominative recisio) "a cutting back," noun of action from past participle stem of recidere "to cut back" (see recidivist).