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Verb: repeal  ri'peel
  1. Cancel officially
    "He repealed the ban on smoking";
    - revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, overturn, rescind, vacate
Noun: repeal  ri'peel
  1. The act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
    - abrogation, annulment

Derived forms: repealed, repealing, repeals

Type of: cancel, cancelation [US, rare], cancellation, strike down

Encyclopedia: Repeal