- to abrogate; annul; revoke; repeal.
- to invalidate (an act, measure, etc.) by a later action or a higher authority.
Origin of rescind
Synonyms for rescind
Related Words for rescindingquash, invalidate, annul, revoke, reverse, void, dismantle, abolish, cancel, lift, renege, retract, abrogate, overturn, repeal, scrub, forget, recall, remove, countermand
Examples from the Web for rescinding
Historical Examples of rescinding
The next Mayor, however, obtained the rescinding of these Acts.The History of London
They have lost colour and verdure since the rescinding our vows to God.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)
Accordingly the Legislature of Georgia had passed the rescinding act.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
This is known as rescinding a contract on the ground of fraud.
James Jackson introduced a bill known as the "Rescinding Act."Revolutionary Reader
Sophie Lee Foster
- (tr) to annul or repeal