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See definition of cancel on Dictionary.com
  • verbcall off; erase
  • verbequal out

synonyms for cancel

  • abolish
  • abort
  • annul
  • break off
  • cut
  • destroy
  • eliminate
  • kill
  • remove
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • revoke
  • wipe out
  • abrogate
  • ax
  • break
  • countermand
  • deface
  • delete
  • efface
  • eradicate
  • expunge
  • obliterate
  • off
  • omit
  • quash
  • repudiate
  • scrub
  • sink
  • smash
  • squash
  • torpedo
  • total
  • trash
  • trim
  • undo
  • zap
  • X out
  • black out
  • blot out
  • cross out
  • do away with
  • do in
  • finish off
  • go back on one's word
  • render invalid
  • rub out
  • scratch out
  • stamp across
  • strike out
  • wash out
  • wipe the slate clean
See also synonyms for: canceled / canceling
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antonyms for cancel

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  • approve
  • begin
  • build
  • continue
  • create
  • enact
  • give birth
  • keep
  • ratify
  • restore
  • sanction
  • start
  • validate
  • add
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • bear
  • construct
  • establish
  • fasten
  • fix
  • help
  • institute
  • lose
  • mend
  • permit
  • strengthen
  • support
  • arrange
  • imbalance
  • tip
  • uphold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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How to use cancel in a sentence

This is a boon for accessibility for certain gamers with disabilities or those who just like their cancel button and accept button to be consistent across games.
BEST NINTENDO SWITCH CONTROLLERS FOR ANY GAMERNICHOLAS WARENOVEMBER 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The thing that people who decry cancel culture often miss is that the examples they use are people who haven’t actually been canceled.
DAVE CHAPPELLE’S POINTLESS TRANSPHOBIA AND HOMOPHOBIAKEVIN FALLONOCTOBER 8, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Polls suggest that a lot of voters currently don’t know what cancel culture is — and that’s true even among Republicans, despite the party’s elites talking about cancel culture nonstop.
WHY ATTACKING ‘CANCEL CULTURE’ AND ‘WOKE’ PEOPLE IS BECOMING THE GOP’S NEW POLITICAL STRATEGYPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 17, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
What we now call cancel culture is the contentious nature of a free society wrestling with the respectable parameters of public speech.
ANTI-BDS LAWS AN AFFRONT TO FREE SPEECHKHELIL BOUARROUJFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A lease made by a minor is not void, but he may avoid or cancel it by some positive act.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Does a debtor who turns over a note to his creditor in payment, thereby cancel the debt?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Either of the parties might cancel the bond, but only after a formal and public notice of his intentions.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Mendelssohn wanted to cancel the excommunication on the ground that the church has no rights in civil matters.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
The Law does not cancel the promise, but faith in the promised Christ cancels the Law.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
If you bring back a good report, perhaps we can cancel out certain—unfortunate items in your record.
DERELICTALAN EDWARD NOURSE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANCEL

  • cancel
  • cross out
  • delete
  • eliminate
  • eradicate
  • erase
  • excise
  • expunge
  • invalidate
  • kill
  • obliterate
  • omit
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • scratch
  • wipe out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.