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Verb: cancel (cancelled,cancelling, or [US] canceled,canceling)  kan-sul
  1. Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    "cancel the dinner party";
    - call off, scratch, scrub
  2. Make up for
    "His skills cancel his opponent's superior strength";
    - offset, set off
  3. Declare null and void; make ineffective
    "Cancel the election results";
    - strike down
  4. Remove or make invisible
    "Please cancel my name from your list";
    - delete
  5. Make invalid for use
    "cancel cheques or tickets";
    - invalidate
  6. (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
  1. A notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    - natural

Derived forms: cancels, canceling, cancelling, cancelled

Type of: adjudge, balance, declare, equilibrate, equilibrise [Brit], equilibrize, hold, mark, musical notation, remove, score, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Cancel, David