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Synonyms for countermand

Synonyms for countermand

a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

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The five maintained their boyhood ties over almost 50 years, and when Neugeboren reported his symptoms, the others took charge of his care, countermanding the conclusions of his examining physicians and insisting that he receive immediate and appropriate treatment.
Fear of failure now sends messages from your brain to the nerves in your penis, countermanding your desire for an erection.
As a stranger, I also didn't want to confuse the girl by countermanding her mother's instructions.
Foreign Minister Makiko Tanaka, countermanding instructions from her ministry's bureaucracy, on Tuesday ordered a senior ministry official back to Tokyo just a day after he was posted to London and reinstated him to his former job as head of the ministry's Russian Division.
But because employees now realize that their employers are secretly monitoring their Web surfing and e-mail, it's only a matter of time before they themselves begin installing countermanding software to frustrate these surveillance techniques.
No instruction has ever been issued to umpires by the Management Committee countermanding the ECB Fast Bowling Directives.
Louisiana was one of six states whose first reaction was to pass state law countermanding the HHS regulation-which, as it happens, did not propose a new system for allocating the scarce organs among sick people but merely instructed the existing contractor, the United Network for Organ Sharing, to develop across-the-board rules that would reduce regional disparities.
Countermanding recent trends of a return to simplistic views of the Nazi system as homogeneous and intentionalist, Herbert shows how complex German society remained even under a totalitarian war which, say the picture-book authors, reduced every German, military or civilian, to a willing Nazi collaborator and every non-German to a victim.