Annul An*nul", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annulled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Annulling}.] [F. annuler, LL. annullare, annulare, fr. L. ad to + nullus none, nullum, neut., nothing. See {Null}, a.] 1. To reduce to nothing; to obliterate. [1913 Webster]

Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct. And all her various objects of delight Annulled. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; -- used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority. [1913 Webster]

Do they mean to annul laws of inestimable value to our liberties? --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To abolish; abrogate; repeal; cancel; reverse; rescind; revoke; nullify; destroy. See {Abolish}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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