What does the word repeal mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To rescind; revoke.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The act of repealing.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Repealer.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Repealable.

Usage examples for repeal

  1. 176. Repeal proposed, ii. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. But having been obligd so lately to repeal an Act of a similar Nature to that which is now proposd, I am doubtful whether they will be prevaild upon to pass a new one. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  3. If so, why not abandon the political government of Ireland and concede the repeal of the legislative union. – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
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