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Synonyms for cancel

Synonyms for cancel

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

to decide not to go ahead with (something previously arranged)

to make ineffective by applying an opposite force or amount

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a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

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postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

make invalid for use

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References in classic literature ?
If the perceptible is annihilated, perception also will cease to exist; but the annihilation of perception does not cancel the existence of the perceptible.
You must cancel my engagements for two days, Aynesworth," he said.
Either I should cancel our partnership agreement and go away, leaving you to get another chaperone to chaperone your chaperone; or else I'd take the old hen out in the whale-boat and drown her.
It was a panic, short-lived, it was true, but sharp enough while it lasted to make him remember Holdsworthy and the brick-yard, and to impel him to cancel all buying orders while he rushed to a telephone.
Malaria still festered in me and put me on my back in shivering delirium at the most unexpected moments, compelling me to cancel a double lecture tour which had been arranged.
Then our statements cancel each other," Ernest said in a matter- of-fact tone, "and we are where we were.
Tennyson formed an engagement of marriage with Miss Emily Sellwood, but his lack of worldly prospects led her relatives to cancel it.
To all such wit, Jones very calmly answered, "Sir, this usage may perhaps cancel every other obligation you have conferred on me; but there is one you can never cancel; nor will I be provoked by your abuse to lift my hand against the father of Sophia.