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Synonyms 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.

    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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repeal

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

  2. repeal(n)

    Synonyms:
    abrogation, rescission, revocation, annulment

    Antonyms:
    continuance, establishment, perpetuation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. repeal(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    abrogate (a law), rescind, REVOKE, annul, cancel, abolish, set aside, do away, make void

  2. repeal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abrogation, revocation, rescission, rescinding, annulment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repeal(n)

    Synonyms:
    revocation, rescission, abrogation

  2. repeal(v)

    Synonyms:
    revoke, rescind, abrogate

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How to use repeal in a sentence?

  1. Senate Republicans:

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  2. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock:

    At the end of the day I won't support any plan that rips away quality health care from individuals, this is an example of wish-list economics. It used to be Republicans that wanted to repeal and replace, now many Democrats do as well.

  3. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    Repeal every bit of ObamaCare.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Any senator who votes against repeal and replace is telling America that they are fine with the ObamaCare nightmare, and I predict they’ll have a lot of problems.

  5. Pence Tuesday:

    We continue to work earnestly with Congress for a new future on health care reform, the president and I remain confident we will repeal and replace ObamaCare.


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