What are some opposite words for repeal?

Antonyms for repeal
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrogation, repeal, annulment(verb)

    the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

    Synonyms:
    annulment, invalidation, revocation, abrogation

  2. revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)

    cancel officially

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"

    Synonyms:
    nullify, cabbage, revolutionise, hook, bring down, rise, wind, avoid, quash, hoist, annul, elevate, uprise, resign, empty, abandon, overrule, lift, turn over, nobble, go up, pinch, overthrow, plagiarize, arise, invert, abstract, rescind, bowl over, come up, turn back, bring up, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, change by reversal, give up, purloin, snarf, subvert, overturn, invalidate, override, raise, revolutionize, renounce, sneak, tip over, get up, upset, move up, swipe, reverse, airlift, revoke, rear, tump over, turn, face-lift, knock over, vacate, rustle, void, countermand

Wiktionary

  1. repeal(verb)

    Synonyms:
    cancel, revoke, veto, invalidate, annul

  2. repeal(verb)

    To cancel, invalidate, annul.

    Synonyms:
    annul, invalidate, cancel, veto, revoke

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repeal

    Abolish, to do away with, bring absolutely to an end, especially as something hostile, hindering, or harmful, was formerly used of persons and material objects, a usage now obsolete except in poetry or highly figurative speech. Abolish is now used of institutions, customs, and conditions, especially those wide-spread and long existing; as, to abolish slavery, ignorance, intemperance, poverty. A building that is burned to the ground is said to be destroyed by fire. Annihilate, as a philosophical term, signifies to put absolutely out of existence. As far as our knowledge goes, matter is never annihilated, but only changes its form. Some believe that the wicked will be annihilated. Abolish is not said of laws. There we use repeal, abrogate, nullify, etc.: repeal by the enacting body, nullify by revolutionary proceedings; a later statute abrogates, without formally repealing, any earlier law with which it conflicts. An appellate court may reverse or set aside the decision of an inferior court. Overthrow may be used in either a good or a bad sense; suppress is commonly in a good, subvert always in a bad sense; as, to subvert our liberties; to suppress a rebellion. The law prohibits what may never have existed; it abolishes an existing evil. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy. Compare CANCEL; DEMOLISH; EXTERMINATE.

    Antonyms:
    authorize, cherish, confirm, continue, enact, establish, institute, introduce, legalize, promote, reinstate, renew, repair, restore, revive, set up, support, sustain

    Synonyms:
    abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, remove, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, supplant, suppress, terminate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repeal

    Antonyms:
    continue, establish, pass, institute, sanction, enact, perpetuate, confirm

  2. repeal(n)

    Antonyms:
    continuance, establishment, perpetuation

    Synonyms:
    abrogation, rescission, revocation, annulment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repeal(n)

    Synonyms:
    revocation, rescission, abrogation

  2. repeal(v)

    Synonyms:
    revoke, rescind, abrogate

How to use repeal in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    Today, with one clear voice, the United States of America calls upon the nations of the world to end religious persecution. Stop the crimes against people of faith, release prisoners of conscience. Repeal laws restricting freedom of religion and belief. Protect the vulnerable, the defenseless, and the oppressed.

  2. Ken Paxton:

    Today's ruling enjoining Obamacare halts an unconstitutional exertion of federal power over the American health care system while our multistate coalition lawsuit works its way through the courts, our lawsuit seeks to effectively repeal Obamacare, which will give President Donald Trump and Congress the opportunity to replace the failed social experiment with a plan that ensures Texans and all Americans will again have greater choice about what health coverage President Trump and Congress need and who will be President Trump and Congress doctor.

  3. Donald Trump:

    This is a great plan, i actually think it will get even better. This is a repeal and replace of Obamacare. Make no mistake about it.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Another person campaigned for eight years. ' Repeal and replace.' And we were a little surprised when the thumb went down.

  5. Mike Lonergan:

    While this is encouraging news, Gov. Martinez still sides with an overwhelming majority of New Mexicans who believe we must repeal the dangerous law of giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, which has turned our state into a magnet for criminal activity, these people enter the country illegally then obtain a driver’s license through fraud and lies.

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