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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

Editors Contribution

  1. revocate

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2020  

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. Allison Gollust:

    We will be meeting with the new owners in due course to discuss the implications of the sale. If, following those conversations, we have any reason whatsoever to believe the journalistic integrity of the channel could be compromised by the new owners, we will revoke the license.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Leo Varadkar:

    In terms of a no deal, let's not forget ultimately, it is within the gift of the UK government and the UK parliament to take the threat of no deal off the table, it is possible if the UK wishes to, to revoke Article 50, or, if that's a step too far to seek an extension of Article 50.

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