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annul

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of annul

  1. 1 to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective <unfortunately, his arrogant attitude annuls the many generous favors he does for people> Synonyms offset, cancel (out), compensate (for), correct, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, make up (for), negative, neutralizeRelated Words invalidate, negate, neuter, nullify; atone (for); outbalance, outweigh, redeem; redress, relieve, remedy; override, overrule

  2. 2 to put an end to by formal action <plans to annul their short-lived, ill-advised marriage> Synonyms abate, abrogate, abolish, avoid, cancel, disannul, dissolve, invalidate, negate, null, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, roll back, strike down, vacate, voidRelated Words countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; abort, call, call off, drop, recall, retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; annihilate, break down, eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write offNear Antonyms enact, lay down, legislate; establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse (also indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, order, prescribe




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