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cancellation

noun
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cancelation

Synonyms and Antonyms of cancellation

  1. 1 the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to the misbehavior of a few bad apples at the end of the football game resulted in the cancellation of the victory party Synonyms abandonment, abortion, calling, calling off, dropping, recall, recision, repeal, rescission, revocation Related Words annulment, invalidation, neutralization, nullification, voidance; abolishment, abolition, ending, halting, stopping, termination; giving up, relinquishment, surrender; reversal, rollback Near Antonyms beginning, commencement, initiation; engagement, undertaking Antonyms continuation

  2. 2 the doing away with something by formal action a blanket cancellation of all military leave for the duration of the crisis Synonyms abatement, abolishment, abrogation, annulment, avoidance, abolition (also cancelation), defeasance, dissolution, invalidation, negation, nullification, quashing, repeal, rescindment, voidingRelated Words abortion, calling off, recall; countermand, override, overruling, overturn, veto; retraction, reversal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal; banning, enjoining, forbiddance, outlawing, prohibition; disallowance, dismissal, rejection; elimination, eradication, erasure, liquidation, removalNear Antonyms enactment, legislation; establishment, founding, institution; formalization, legalization, legitimation, legitimization, validation; passing, ratification; approval, authorization, clearance, endorsement (also indorsement), permission, sanctioning; commandment, decreeing, mandating, ordering, prescription



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