Verb: cancel (cancelled,cancelling, or [US] canceled,canceling) kan-sul- Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
"cancel the dinner party"; - call off, scratch, scrub - Make up for
"His skills cancel his opponent's superior strength"; - offset, set off - Declare null and void; make ineffective
"Cancel the election results"; - strike down - Remove or make invisible
"Please cancel my name from your list"; - delete - Make invalid for use
"cancel cheques or tickets"; - invalidate - (mathematics) simplify by removing a common factor from both the numerator and denominator of a fraction, or from both sides of an equation
Noun: cancel kan-sul- A notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
- natural
Derived forms: cancels, canceling, cancelled, cancelling Type of: adjudge, balance, declare, equilibrate, equilibrise [Brit], equilibrize, hold, mark, musical notation, remove, score, take, take away, withdraw Encyclopedia: Cancel |