Definition of cancell
1. cancel [ v ] postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
Examples: "Call off the engagement" "cancel the dinner party"
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Queried about the impasse , Allied_Arts said : `` Better cancel the Kirov for_the_time_being .
(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Sipping their coffee , discussing the weather , the day 's shopping , Fritzie 's commitments at the network ( all of which he would cancel ) , they avoided the radio , the morning TV news_show , even the front page of the Santa_Luisa_Register , resting on the kitchen bar .
When the detective left , Andrus phoned his secretary to cancel his work and to advise the network to get a substitute director for his current project .
(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Suppose at this very moment her father was calling my house in an effort to cancel the plans ?
(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
Charlie_Marble was back_and_forth on several occasions , first to confer_with Andy on the advisability of cancelling the Las_Vegas engagement - they decided it was wise - and later to announce that a prominent comedian , also an agency client , had agreed to fill the casino 's open date .Synonyms cancel call_off Related Terms break cancellation schedule
2. cancel [ v ] of cheques or ticketsSynonyms invalidate cancel Related Terms score
3. cancel [ v ] declare null and void; make ineffective
Examples: "Cancel the election results" "strike down a law"
4. cancel [ v ] remove or make invisible
Examples: "Please delete my name from your list"
5. cancel [ v ] make up for
Examples: "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
6. Cancel [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7694Synonyms Cancel
7. cancel [ n ] a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flatSynonyms cancel natural Related Terms musical_notation
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