Definition of revoke :
1. Hence, to annul, by recalling or taking back; to repeal; to rescind; to cancel; to reverse, as anything granted by a special act; as, to revoke a will, a license, a grant, a permission, a law, or the like.
2. The act of revoking.
3. To call back to mind; to recollect.
4. To call or bring back; to recall.
5. To draw back; to withdraw.
6. To fail to follow suit when holding a card of the suit led, in violation of the rule of the game; to renege.
7. To hold back; to repress; to restrain.
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annul (part of speech: verb)
delete, efface, divorce, eradicate, dismiss, refute, disavow, extinguish, eliminate, neutralize, repudiate, disaffirm, veto, obliterate, abnegate, negate, deny, withdraw, nullify, destroy, cancel, abolish, reject, retract, invalidate, undo, disclaim, annul, dissolve
withdraw (part of speech: verb)
- I had angrily commanded her to leave me because she had urged me to revoke the command to turn back. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- And as for this desire of yours, you had as good desire me to make a new Bible, and so to revoke my first sayings by the mouth of my prophets. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
- In fact they did everything to make the king revoke his order. - "Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance", Burton, Isabel, Lady.