verb (used with object)
Origin of rescind
Examples from the Web for rescind
Would the Democrats rescind those rights if they were to return to power?The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Obama administration called the decision regarding E1 unhelpful and pressed Israel to rescind it.Israeli Settlement Mayor to France and Britain: Protests Don’t Matter|Dan Ephron|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How many votes to re-allow insurers to rescind policies when they discover a pre-existing condition?
Health plans cannot rescind your policy if you get “too” sick.
Unless America is going to rescind that policy–not a chance, really–the planes were going to go to Israel sooner or later.
On the 6th of June directions to rescind the orders to capture Swedish ships were given.
The Burgesses petitioned Dinwiddie to rescind it so far as Virginia was concerned.Give Me Liberty|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Rhoda felt disposed to rescind her promise, but she did not, and Miss Pavey had her wish.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
Patriotic little Rhode Island did rescind her action in the matter, but she was alone.The Women of the Confederacy|J. L. Underwood
Well, let him have his brutal way until morning; then she would prevail on Mrs. Chadron to rescind his order and let her go home.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
Word Origin for rescind
1630s, from French rescinder "cut off, cancel" (15c.), and directly from Latin rescindere "to cut off, tear off, abolish," from re- "back" (see re-) + scindere "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Related: Rescinded; rescinding.