1. repeal, abolition, abolishment, revocation, reversal, rescinding, rescindment, rescission; annulment, annulling, disannulment, nullification, voidance, avoidance, Law. defeasance; quashing, invalidation, vitiation, Obs. vacatur, disenactment, disestablishment, setting aside; cancellation, discharge; suspension, Law. nolle prosequi, discontinuance, cessation.
2. recantation, retraction, retractation, abjuration, recall; taking back, withdrawal, undoing, Cards. renege; renouncement, renunciation, relinquishment; abnegation, repudiation, denial, disclaimer, disavowal; countermand, counterorder, overruling, overriding; veto, negation.
3. termination, dissolution, putting an end to, bringing to an end, doing away with, destruction; writing off, putting aside, getting rid of.

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