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"cancell" is probably misspelled. Trying cancel instead Definition of cancel

1. cancel [ v ] postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
Examples: "Call off the engagement" "cancel the dinner party"

Used in print:

(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 tickets

Synonyms invalidate cancel Related Terms score

3. cancel [ v ] declare null and void; make ineffective
Examples: "Cancel the election results" "strike down a law"

Synonyms strike_down cancel Related Terms declare revoke invalidate write_off remit recall cancellation

4. cancel [ v ] remove or make invisible
Examples: "Please delete my name from your list"

Synonyms cancel delete Related Terms remove strike erase deletion

5. cancel [ v ] make up for
Examples: "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"

Synonyms offset set_off cancel Related Terms balance counteract counterbalance

6. Cancel [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7694

Synonyms Cancel

7. cancel [ n ] a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

Synonyms cancel natural Related Terms musical_notation

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