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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
  • 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 28, 1968) is a Puerto Rican-American police officer and singer who began his career with the Puerto Rico-based boy
  • Cancels: Cancel, sb., is a bibliographic term for a replaced leaf in a printed book. The technique for this is usually to tear out the rejected leaf, and paste
  • Fancy cancel: A fancy cancel is a postal cancellation that includes an artistic design. Although the term may be used of modern machine cancellations that include artwork
  • 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
  • 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
  • Juan Cancel Alegría: Andrés Cancel Alegría is a Puerto Rican politician and former senator. He was a member of the Senate of Puerto Rico from 2001 to 2005. Juan Cancel Alegría
  • 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
  • Good 'til cancelled: investment, a good ’til cancelled (GTC) order is an order to buy or sell a security which remains in effect until executed or canceled. In other words, a GTC

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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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