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Synonyms for invalidate
ɪnˈvæl ɪˌdeɪtin·val·i·date

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  1. invalidate

    annul, overthrow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullifyverb

    declare invalid

    "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"

    ward off, empty, fend off, keep off, avoid, quash, keep down, neutralize, annul, overturn, lift, neutralise, head off, nullify, deflect, stave off, rescind, subjugate, evacuate, reduce, avert, vitiate, repeal, debar, forefend, negate, forfend, reverse, obviate, revoke, vacate, subdue, cancel, void, countermand, repress

    formalize, validate, formalise

  2. cancel, invalidateverb

    make invalid for use

    "cancel cheques or tickets"

    set off, void, nullify, vitiate, scrub, cancel, annul, avoid, scratch, strike down, quash, call off, delete, offset

    validate, formalise, formalize

  3. invalidate, nullifyverb

    show to be invalid

    neutralise, void, nullify, vitiate, neutralize, annul, avoid, cancel, negate, quash

    validate, formalise, formalize

  4. invalidate, void, vitiateverb

    take away the legal force of or render ineffective

    "invalidate a contract"

    impair, debase, pervert, spoil, avoid, deprave, debauch, empty, annul, vitiate, subvert, evacuate, profane, deflower, cancel, misdirect, demoralise, mar, nullify, quash, corrupt, demoralize, void

    validate, formalize, formalise

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  1. invalidateverb

    nullify, annul, cancel, overthrow, make void, render of no effect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. invalidateverb

    annul, abrogate, cancel, quash, nullify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "invalidate":

    override, nullify, overrule, cancel, quash, annul, overturn, rescind, negate

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How to use invalidate in a sentence?

  1. Michele Hunter:

    Rental agreements often have clauses that allow landlords to invalidate a lease if it’s discovered that the tenant lied on an application, so I assume if the tenant has a pig roast, they could accuse the tenant of fraud on the rental application.

  2. Erik Burton:

    At this juncture, the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections has no legal authority under state law to invalidate presidential election results certified in December of 2020 by the Georgia Secretary of State, election contests for the 2020 presidential election had to be filed in court within five days of the certification by the Secretary of State.

  3. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    Well, I think states have to decide, do they follow through with legislation and create a law ? The Supreme Court can't create a law, they can invalidate one, but even then the legislative body and the executive branch has to enable legislation, executives have to sign it, they have to enforce it. The courts can't do that.

  4. Chet Nagle:

    That system has been excruciatingly tested, successfully, at White Sands, against simulated targets, real targets, and it does the job it was designed to do, they'll fix it whatever it is. And the fact that you have a test aircraft crash, or an aerostat break loose, doesn't invalidate the system.

  5. Danielle Lupo:

    I just think there are two sides to every story, she may have walked away with bitter feelings, but that’s no reason to invalidate every other girl who has had a great experience … It’s just very upsetting and offensive.

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