Simple Definition of nullify
: to make (something) legally null
: to cause (something) to lose its value or to have no effect
Full Definition of nullify
1 : to make null; especially : to make legally null and void
2 : to make of no value or consequence
Examples of nullify in a sentence
The law has been nullified by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The penalty nullified the goal.
Origin and Etymology of nullify
Late Latin nullificare, from Latin nullus
First Known Use: 1595
Synonym Discussion of nullify
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Legal Definition of nullify
: to make null <nullify a contract>
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