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Synonyms of cancel

Noun


1. natural, cancel, musical notation

usage: a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

Verb


1. cancel, call off, scratch, scrub

usage: postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"

2. cancel, offset, set off, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

usage: make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"

3. cancel, strike down, declare, adjudge, hold

usage: declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"

4. delete, cancel, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list"

5. cancel, invalidate, score, mark

usage: make invalid for use; "cancel cheques or tickets"

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