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Synonyms for revoke
rɪˈvoʊk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revoke, renege(verb)

    the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

    Synonyms:
    renege

  2. revoke(verb)

    fail to follow suit when able and required to do so

    Synonyms:
    countermand, rescind, repeal, reverse, vacate, overturn, lift, annul

  3. 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, repeal, invalidate, override, raise, revolutionize, renounce, sneak, tip over, get up, upset, move up, swipe, reverse, airlift, rear, tump over, turn, face-lift, knock over, vacate, rustle, void, countermand

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. revoke

    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, repeal, reverse, 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. revoke

    Synonyms:
    recal, withdraw, cancel, annul, rescind, repeal, declare void

    Antonyms:
    sanction, enact, perpetuate, enforce, reiterate, renew

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. revoke(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    recall (what has been said), recant, retract, REPEAL, reverse, annul, cancel, rescind, countermand, abrogate, abolish, discard, quash, set aside, do away, make void

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. revoke(v)

    Synonyms:
    repeal, reverse, recant, rescind, abrogate, countermand, retract, abjure

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How to use revoke in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    Last week, a very dumb Democrat candidate for president -- thats the end of him in this state -- pledged to revoke the tax-exempt status of many churches and religious charities, and by the way, that was after, a few weeks ago, he said, Excuse me, were gon na take your guns away.

  2. Andy Parker:

    I want to see Google stop profiting from Alisons murder, if complaint stands on its own, I am hoping this will kickstart effort to revoke or amend Section 230.

  3. Dan Weiller:

    You can lose your E-Z Pass privileges if you speed through E-Z Pass lanes, you get a couple of warnings. We don't have the power to give a ticket, but we do have to power to revoke your E-Z Pass, which we will.

  4. Carl Moore:

    She wanted him to revoke his parental rights, and he said, ‘No, I want to be in my child’s life,’ when you read the messages, I believe you could tell that they were written by a female that was scorned.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit.


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