nullify

(redirected from Nullifiers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for nullify

Synonyms for nullify

to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

to make ineffective by applying an opposite force or amount

Synonyms for nullify

show to be invalid

Synonyms

Related Words

make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

References in periodicals archive ?
Calhoun and his fellow South Carolina nullifiers did not prevail when faced with (1) Andrew Jackson's threat to use federal troops to collect tariffs accruing in South Carolina, and (2) a promised relaxation of the tariff.
When the Twenty-Third Congress met in December 1833, the Democrats had a comfortable majority of 147 members in the House as opposed to 113 members representing the National Republicans, the Anti-Masons, the Nullifiers, and the States Rights parties (all of which would soon loosely combine to makeup the Whig Party).
Here his main targets are the defenders of states' rights--a motley collection, for him, of nullifiers, seceders, and insurrectionists.
MIT's APA technology is designed to focus microwave heat at large tissue masses deep within the human torso while utilizing nullifiers to prevent any heating or damage of surrounding healthy tissue and skin.
For his part, Madison rejected the secessionist ideas of Calhoun and the Nullifiers.
Due to the often subtle distinctions among holdouts, nullifiers, and nondeliberating jurors, a judge could dismiss a juror without knowing that the excused juror was a holdout.