Annul and Cancel


Annul verb - To balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective.
Usage example: unfortunately, his arrogant attitude annuls the many generous favors he does for people

Cancel is a synonym for annul in invalidate topic. In some cases you can use "Cancel" instead a verb "Annul", when it comes to topics like overrule, revoke, continue, purge. popular alternative

Nearby Words: annulment, annulled, annulling


Cancel verb - To put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to).
Usage example: please call to cancel your appointment with the dentist if you can't make it

Annul is a synonym for cancel in overrule topic. You can use "Annul" instead a verb "Cancel", if it concerns topics such as revoke, continue, purge, invalidate. popular alternative

Common collocations

engagement annul engagement cancel engagement
marriage annul marriage cancel marriage
contract annul contract cancel contract
damage annul damage cancel damage
Other words: wedding.
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