Day-54 (Revoke)

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Word:
Revoke

Status:
Verb (transitive)

Meaning:
To officially cancel the power or effect of something, such as a law, license, agreement, etc; to make something invalid.

Sentences:
1) The judge revoked his driver's license.
2) Their privileges were revoked after they misbehaved.

Origin:
Middle English, from Middle French revocer, revoquer, from Latin revocare, from re- + vocare which means 'to call'.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
abandon, abort, call, call off, recall, repeal, rescind, cancel

Antonyms:
continue, keep

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