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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 been used
  • Cancel character: In telecommunication, the term cancel character has the following meanings: A control character ("CAN", U+0018, or ^X) used to indicate that the data with
  • Pen cancel: Today stamps are almost always cancelled with an inked handstamp or a machine cancel as this is quicker to apply. Pen cancels are still sometimes seen today
  • 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 boy band Menudo
  • Juan Cancel Ríos: Juan José Cancel Ríos (August 20, 1925 — August 26, 1992) was a Puerto Rican politician and senator. He served as the 7th President of the Senate of Puerto
  • Cancel / Sing: Cancel/Sing is a two-song EP released by the indie rock band Karate in the spring of 2002; the album was produced with Karate's usual label, Southern Records
  • 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 Puerto Rican independence
  • Ángel Cancel: Ángel Cancel (born 2 August 1940) in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico is a Puerto Rican former basketball player who competed in the 1960 Summer Olympics, in the

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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


  • Congressman: Cancel VA bonuses, use them for Denver hospital
    Congress should cancel all VA employee bonuses and use the money to finish the budget-busting Denver veterans hospital, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said Thursday. Coffman and other lawmakers are angry that ... Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'
  • The Black Keys Cancel Tour Due To Injury Recap
    The Black Keys have announced that they have been forced to cancel their upcoming tour of Australia, New Zealand and Japan due to ongoing issues with drummer Patrick Carney's shoulder injury Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'
  • Germanwings to cancel more flights as crew members refuse to fly
    DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Germanwings will have to cancel more flights on Wednesday as some crew members refuse to fly, a day after an Airbus A320 operated by the budget arm of Lufthansa crashed in the French Alps. "There will be irregularities... There are crew members who do not want to fly in the current situation, which we understand," a spoke Read more on this news related to 'Cancel'

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