Definition of annul:
- declare invalid; " The contract was annulled"; " avoid a plea"
- annul by recalling or rescinding; " He revoked the ban on smoking"; " lift an embargo"; " vacate a death sentence"
- declare invalid; " The contract was annulled"; " void a plea"
- To reduce to nothing; to obliterate.
- To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; - used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority.
Common misspellings for annul:
- annaul (33%)
- annull (18%)
- annuel (12%)
- annaual (9%)
- anul (9%)
- anaul (6%)
- anull (6%)
- annule (3%)
- annuly (3%)
Examples of usage for annul:
Such a one, she says, can only learn by sad experience what the wind in its moaning means: that subtle change which arrests the course of happiness, as the same wind, stirring however softly in a summer dawn, may annul the promise of its beauty. "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" , Mrs. Sutherland Orr.
The historic claim to complete independence has on many occasions been modified in theory or abated in practice by the National leaders: but a survey of the history of Ireland since the Union shows that, with whatever apparent abatements or disguises the claim may have been pressed, there has always been deep down the feeling that behind the Union lay the Conquest, the hope that to repeal the one meant a step upon the road to annul the other. "The Evolution of Sinn Fein" , Robert Mitchell Henry.