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verb as in annul, cancel a command

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Example Sentences

It was too late to countermand the motor, which put up several miles away.

I will countermand the order for an immediate attack; that will give me time to arrange.

Then he had to be told how it was, and he hurried back into the house to countermand the order for the physician.

Unless something is done about it shall countermand religious services.

She decided in the absence of both to indulge in a rest, and sent Peter to countermand the carriage.


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countermand, such as: override, recall, repeal, rescind, retract, and retreat.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.