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synonyms for countermand

  • override
  • recall
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • retract
  • retreat
  • reverse
  • revoke

antonyms for countermand

MOST RELEVANT
  • approve
  • enforce
  • meet
  • allow
  • permit
  • sanction
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How to use countermand in a sentence

It was too late to countermand the motor, which put up several miles away.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
I will countermand the order for an immediate attack; that will give me time to arrange.
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
Then he had to be told how it was, and he hurried back into the house to countermand the order for the physician.
BART KEENE'S HUNTING DAYSALLEN CHAPMAN
Unless something is done about it shall countermand religious services.
PUNCH OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, SEPTEMBER 9, 1914VARIOUS
She decided in the absence of both to indulge in a rest, and sent Peter to countermand the carriage.
THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
However, if his Majesty will not countermand the order, we shall do our duty by writing and speaking to the people.
THE SWEDISH REVOLUTION UNDER GUSTAVUS VASAPAUL BARRON WATSON
Now, who gave you liberty to countermand my orders; to send my servants back from the Work I had set for them to do?
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORSANONYMOUS
It was fortunate for him that Elke was generally able to countermand such orders either herself or through her father.
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
I told Mr Grey it was just paying so much a-week for no good to anybody, and I begged he would countermand the paper.
DEERBROOKHARRIET MARTINEAU
With fearful insistence she besought him to countermand the order, and not to leave the palace.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT, SECOND SERIESRAFAEL SABATINI
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