Synonyms for nullify
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to make legally invalid.
The contract has been nullified.
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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.
abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, remove, repeal, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, supplant, suppress, terminate
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invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullifyverb
"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, deflect, stave off, rescind, subjugate, evacuate, reduce, avert, vitiate, repeal, invalidate, debar, forefend, negate, forfend, reverse, obviate, revoke, vacate, subdue, cancel, void, countermand, repress
show to be invalid
neutralize, neutralise, nullify, negateverb
make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
"Her optimism neutralizes his gloom"; "This action will negate the effect of my efforts"
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They are trying to destroy and nullify everything that has been built by the democratic world during the last 80 years, since the end of World War II.
I mean, just think when Trump was president, I mean, you know, you had some of these major legacy outlets ran for years with unproven conspiracy theory about Russia collusion. And that was meant to basically divide the country. They wanted to mobilize against Trump as much as they talk about the 2020. They didn't accept the 2016 election. They wanted to basically nullify that result.
It is my further opinion that localities and local constitutional officers can not nullify state laws and must comply with gun violence prevention measures that Virginia General Assembly may enact.
The numbers tell us we are on the right path but we must be careful not to make mistakes now and indulge in easy optimism that can nullify all our efforts and sacrifices.
They expect this to be treated seriously and addressed promptly. That is precisely -- precisely what Chairman [ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ] Grassley has done and is doing. ... But the American people also insist that vague, unsubstantiated and uncorroborated allegations of 30-plus-year-old misconduct, where all the supposed witnesses either totally deny it or can't confirm it, is nowhere near grounds to nullify someone's career or destroy their good name.
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- derogar, casar, anular, abrogarSpanish
- بی اثر کردنPersian
- mitätöidä, estää, ehkäistäFinnish
- annullare, cassareItalian
- 取り消す, 破棄Japanese
- vernietigen, annulerenDutch
- annullera, omintetgöra, upphäva, ogiltigförklaraSwedish
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