countermand[ verb koun-ter-mand, -mahnd, koun-ter-mand, -mahnd; noun koun-ter-mand, -mahnd ]SEE DEFINITION OF countermand
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTERMAND
I told thee my reasons for not going in search of a letter of countermand.
There is no power in France that can countermand the execution of a sentence of the law.
Washington received them courteously, but did not consent to countermand the march.
Marshall and Bradford yielded, and consented to countermand the order of rendezvous.
Fears of a countermand were said to have hastened their departure.
I will countermand the order for an immediate attack; that will give me time to arrange.
A wretched sort of love that, which one can order or countermand at will!
Of course you are going to countermand the order for the hat that, after all, you do not really need.
Surely you don't wish me to countermand any order of yours to a servant?
There is a word that makes this world tremble; and the Pope cannot countermand it.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COUNTERMAND
- bend to one's will
- make null and void
- make void
- not heed
- prevail over
- ride roughshod
- rule against
- set aside
- take no account of