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Synonyms for revoke
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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. Marco Rubio:

    I don't think we can immediately revoke that, it cannot be the permanent policy of the United States, but I'm not calling for it to be revoked tomorrow, or this week or right away.

  2. Socialist Party:

    The logical, sane and democratic step is for the National Assembly's leadership to revoke the swearing-in of these lawmakers.

  3. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

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

  4. Dental Commission:

    The state's seeking of criminal charges is contrary to this evidence and inconsistent with the decision of Dental Commission not to revoke Rashmi Patel license.

  5. 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.


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