revocable

adjective
rev·​o·​ca·​ble | \ ˈre-və-kə-bəl also ri-ˈvō- How to pronounce revocable (audio) \
variants: or less commonly revokable \ ri-​ˈvō-​kə-​bəl How to pronounce revokable (audio) \

Definition of revocable

: capable of being revoked a revocable privilege

Examples of revocable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 And the owner generally must be a person or revocable trust set up by one. Kathleen Pender, SFChronicle.com, "What landlords and tenants need to know about California’s new rent-control law," 4 Jan. 2020 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019 Living trusts are revocable trusts, which means they can be changed. Liz Weston | Nerdwallet.com, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Sister withholding information on deceased father’s living trust," 27 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of revocable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for revocable

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin revocabilis, from revocare

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“Revocable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revocable. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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revocable

adjective
rev·​o·​ca·​ble | \ ˈre-və-kə-bəl, ri-ˈvō- How to pronounce revocable (audio) \

Legal Definition of revocable

: capable of being revoked

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