noun \ri-ˈsi-zhən\

Definition of RESCISSION

:  an act of rescinding

Examples of RESCISSION

  1. <the judge ruled that the town's rescission of the contract was justified due the contractor's repeated failures to meet its obligations>


Late Latin rescission-, rescissio, from Latin rescindere
First Known Use: 1651

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


Next Word in the Dictionary: rescissory
Previous Word in the Dictionary: rescissible
All Words Near: rescission

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up rescission? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More