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Cancel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
  • of cheques or tickets
  • remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list"
  • declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
  • postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"
  • make up for; "His skills offset his opponent''s superior strength"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Cancel'


  • Cancel: Cancel or cancellation may refer to: Business. Cancellation (mail), a postal marking applied to a stamp or stationery indicating the item has ...
  • Cancellation (mail): cancellation (or cancel for short; French: "oblitération") is a postal marking applied on a postage stamp or postal stationery to deface ...
  • Cancel character: In telecommunication , the term cancel character has the following meanings: A control character ("CAN", U+0018 , or tt^X/tt ) used to ...
  • Robinson Cancel: Robinson Cancel (born May 4, 1976) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball . He made his major league debut for the Brewers on ...
  • Rafael Cancel Miranda: "Rafael Cancel Miranda (born July 18, 1930) is a political activist , member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and an advocate of ...
  • Miguel Cancel: Miguel Ángel Cancel Vázquez (born June 29, 1968) is an American police officer and singer who began his career with the Puerto Rico-based ...

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'Cancel' example sentence in quotations


* I just don't think it's good for us to be run out of town. (Refusing to cancel Secretary of State visit to Moscow) - Ronald Reagan

* The Moving Finger writes and, having writ, Moves on nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it. - Omar Khayym


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Cancel Sample Sentences in News


  • Coakley, Baker Cancel Events Following Menino’s Death
    Gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker have canceled public events for Thursday after the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'
  • Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi: We Didn't Cancel on Pet Charity Event Over a Fight!
    Did Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi cancel a charity appearance for the L.A. pet rescue center Saving SPOT!? On Monday, reports surfaced claiming that the couple got into a huge... Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'
  • Ellen and Portia cancel appearance after ‘epic’ fight
    Amid divorce rumors Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi cancel charity event appearance after getting into an argument on the way to the fund-raiser. Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'

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