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Synonyms for revoke
rɪˈvoʊkre·voke

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revoke, renegeverb

    the mistake of not following suit when able to do so

    Synonyms:
    renege

  2. revokeverb

    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, vacateverb

    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

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  1. revocate

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. revokeverb

    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. revokeverb

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

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How to use revoke in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We strongly urge The US to revoke the relevant person's arrest warrant immediately. if I think it's good for what will be certainly the largest trade deal ever made, which is a very important thing, what's good for national security, I would certainly intervene if I thought it was necessary.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Yesterday, an Israeli citizen crossed our borders in order to join enemy groups in Syria. We will work to revoke his citizenship. Whoever joins enemy groups in order to fight against us will not be an Israeli citizen.

  4. Education Minister Naftali Bennett:

    Terrorists will not be teachers in Israel ... I have ordered the director general of the Education Ministry to revoke the teaching licenses of all those involved and to sack them immediately.

  5. Lynn Lunsford:

    Pilots have two certificates, a medical certificate and an airman certificate. In cases such as that, we typically take separate action to revoke their certificates, after revocation, pilots must wait at least one year to reapply and must start over from the beginning, first earning a private certificate, then an instrument rating and so on.


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