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

Definition of revocable

: capable of being revoked a revocable privilege

Examples of revocable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The apartment was bought through a revocable trust and sold by the limited liability company NYBB Vestry. Vivian Marino, New York Times, "Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Help Kick Off the 2021 Market," 5 Feb. 2021 Olene Drive 2030: $420,000, Bethanne M. Campbell revocable trust to Blaine Williams and Melanie Williams., "St. Tammany property transfers, Nov. Nov. 24-30, 2020: See a list of home and other sales," 17 Dec. 2020 Charleston Square subdivision, Phase 1, lot 61: $301,000, RQ Properties II LLC to Sanhu Properties LLC. Chinchas Creek Road 40735: $158,750, Kristal Martin Umana to Stanley J. Schmidt and Kathleen F. Schmidt revocable trust., "St. Tammany property transfers, Nov. 17-23 , 2020: See a list of home and other sales," 10 Dec. 2020 Putting property in, or taking it out of, a revocable trust won’t trigger reassessment because the beneficial ownership has not changed. Kathleen Pender,, "How Prop. 19 property tax measure will (or won’t) affect real estate held in a trust," 5 Dec. 2020 Still, the Supreme Court has not tackled the question of when a pardon is no longer revocable. Kristine Phillips, USA TODAY, "Can Trump pardon himself? What's a preemptive pardon? Experts explain the sweeping power," 2 Dec. 2020 Contessa Drive 64585: $235,000, Vita Geraci Blair revocable living trust to Leonard H. F. Thoman and Angel C. Thoman., "St. Tammany property transfers, Nov. 4-9, 2020: See a list of home and other sales," 3 Dec. 2020 Bocage Court 600: $656,000, Falkenstein revocable trust to Kenneth E. Latham and Susan P. Latham., "St. Tammany property transfers,Oct. 14-20, 2020: See a list of home and other sales," 5 Nov. 2020 Eydie Lane 200: $380,000, Jean Pitre and Marilyn Pitre revocable living trust to Gregory E. Luken and Susan Kay P. Luken., "St. Tammany property transfers, Sept. 16-29, 2020: See a list of home and other sales," 16 Oct. 2020

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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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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