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Definitions of cancel

  1. To deface, as writing, by drawing lines across it; to destroy; as, to cancel a stamp; to mark out; as, to cancel figures; to annul; in mathematics, to strike out, as in taking out a common factor from the numerator and denominator of a fraction, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To erase or blot out by crossing with lines: to annul or suppress:-pr.p. cancelling; pa.p. cancelled. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To blot out; annual. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To mark out or off; annul; revoke. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To inclose or surround, as with a railing, or with latticework. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To shut out, as with a railing or with latticework; to exclude. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To cross and deface, as the lines of a writing, or as a word or figure; to mark out by a cross line; to blot out or obliterate. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To annul or destroy; to revoke or recall. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An inclosure; a boundary; a limit. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The suppression or striking out of matter in type, or of a printed page or pages. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The part thus suppressed. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. of cheques or tickets Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To blot out by drawing lines across; to annul; to strike out; to suppress. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. To deface writing by crossing it; to annul; to destroy. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Canceling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Cancellation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Cancelation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The deletion and reprinting of part of a book; the part suppressed and reprinted. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Canceled. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for cancel

  1. Collier bet me five shillings that he would defeat me in that race, and I thought I had found an easy way of making a little money, but a half- mile is a long distance for two men without much wind, and when I caught Collier up about two hundred yards from the finish we agreed to cancel our bet and walk to the pavilion. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  2. You cannot, as some Englishmen imagine, cancel six centuries before breakfast. – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle
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