countermand

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Synonyms for countermand

Synonyms for countermand

a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

References in classic literature ?
Countermand the order for cake, send a wire putting off the wedding, dismiss the bridesmaids, tell the organist he can stop practising "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden"--no wedding-bells for you
The problem I do have is with the nurse who refuses to carry out my orders for care or directly countermands my orders despite my explanation.
And we supposedly have this national will to fight terrorism and it's supposed to be a global effort, but when you look at how this transpired this certainly countermands that.
Although the decedent in Cook died in 1993, before the regulation took effect, nothing in the regulation countermands that case's holding, and it remains applicable, the Fifth Circuit said.
This meeting in no way infringes or countermands the clubs' rights to call for an EGM in their own right if they still wish to.