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  • verbcall off; erase
  • verbequal out

synonyms for cancelling

  • 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 slate clean

antonyms for cancelling

MOST RELEVANT
  • 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 cancelling in a sentence

“Dirty drab and rose-pink, with their silly cancelling contest”—does not that sum up the English drama of the last few years?
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
At Belfort Paul directed him to send another message cancelling the reservation.
HIGH NOONANONYMOUS
The cancelling and date marking operation is performed at the rate of 400 or 500 letters per minute.
THE KING'S POSTR. C. TOMBS
The young Mason Grew had not at first accepted this astral episode as the complete cancelling of his claims on romance.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
But now she praises you to the skies, because of your cancelling that enormous debt, and proposing to help the Duchess.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
This is where the payments to the engravers of the stamps appear, as well as items for cancelling stamps, post-marks, etc.
CANADA: ITS POSTAGE STAMPS AND POSTAL STATIONERYCLIFTON ARMSTRONG HOWES
Banks have a custom, after paying and charging cheques, of cancelling them by punching or making some cut through their face.
UP TO DATE BUSINESSVARIOUS
A circular letter was sent to subscribers on Nov. 14, stating this and giving them an opportunity of cancelling their orders.
THE ART AND CRAFT OF PRINTINGWILLIAM MORRIS
I would not tell you in health what I tell you in convalescence, nor urge you to compose what I dissuade you from cancelling.
IMAGINARY CONVERSATIONS AND POEMSWALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
The cancelling of my apprenticeship had at first caused some trouble, but eventually the count's gold silenced their objections.
THE COUNT'S MILLIONSEMILE GABORIAU
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