What is another word for annul?

4191 synonyms found


[ ɐnˈʌl], [ ɐnˈʌl], [ ɐ_n_ˈʌ_l]

"Annul" means to declare something invalid or cancelled. There are several synonyms for the word, such as cancel, invalidate, revoke, nullify, abolish, abrogate, and rescind. These words all indicate something that was previously in force or effect is no longer valid. Cancel is the simplest and the most commonly used synonym, while nullify suggests undoing the effect of something. Invalidate and revoke imply that something previously had legal standing. Abolish and abrogate mean to take away a law or system. Rescind refers to formally cancelling a contract. The choice of synonym depends on the context of the sentence.

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What are the opposite words for annul?

Annul means to cancel or invalidate, but there are several antonyms to this word which mean the opposite of annul. One such word is "validate," which means to confirm or approve the validity or legality of something. Another antonym is "ratify," which means to approve or sanction officially. "Authorize" is also an antonym of "annul," which means to give official permission or approval to something. Yet another antonym is "sanction," which means to give official permission or approval to something, or to impose a penalty for violating rules. These terms represent the opposite of "annul" and express affirmation and recognition of the validity or legality of something.

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Usage examples for Annul

Unless she knew who he or she was, how could she employ the same means to annul the terrible effects?
Charles Beadle
He refused to believe it, and threatened to annul the marriage.
"Flowing Gold"
Rex Beach
His Excellency proceeded to annul the power of all liberals under commission from him.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson

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