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Synonyms for revoke

  • abolish
  • abrogate
  • annul
  • deny
  • dismantle
  • dismiss
  • invalidate
  • lift
  • nullify
  • quash
  • remove
  • renounce
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • retract
  • reverse
  • set aside
  • vacate
  • void
  • withdraw
  • abjure
  • backpedal
  • countermand
  • disclaim
  • disown
  • erase
  • expunge
  • forswear
  • negate
  • nix
  • obliterate
  • recall
  • recant
  • repudiate
  • scrub
  • back out of
  • call back
  • call off
  • counterorder
  • declare null and void
  • rub out
  • wipe out
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Antonyms for revoke

  • affirm
  • allow
  • approve
  • corroborate
  • enact
  • establish
  • fix
  • institute
  • keep
  • legalize
  • pass
  • permit
  • ratify
  • remain
  • sanction
  • stay
  • support
  • validate
  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • build
  • claim
  • construct
  • create
  • authorize
  • enforce
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REVOKE

Fate has cut and shuffled the cards for you; the game is yours, unless you revoke.

But pray, Sir, interrupting him, how came you to apprehend that I should revoke my intention?

"It's not too late to revoke my opinion," said she, passionately.

It had been necessary for Parliament to revoke its old persecuting statutes.

A revoke cannot be claimed after the cards are cut for the next deal.

In no case can a player be compelled to play a card which would oblige him to revoke.

At the end of the hand the claimants of a revoke may search all the tricks.

The penalty of a revoke takes precedence of all other scores.

When you are dummy the new rules permit you to call a revoke.

You've got to agree with me that the inspectors will suspend you—revoke your license.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French revoquer (13c.), from Latin revocare "rescind, call back," from re- "back" (see re-) + vocare "to call" (see voice (n.)). Related: Revoked; revoking.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REVOKE

abolish

verbdo away with or put an end to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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