repeal+reversal

  • 1 repeal — re·peal /ri pēl/ vt [Anglo French repeler, from Old French, from re back + apeler to appeal, call, from Latin appellare to address, entreat, call by name]: to rescind or annul by authoritative act; esp: to revoke or abrogate by legislative… …

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  • 2 reversal — re·ver·sal n 1: an act or the process of reversing 2: an instance of reversing the reversal of the lower court s decision Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 reversal — [n] about face annulment, backpedaling, cancellation, change in direction, doubleback, repeal, rescinding, retraction, switch, turnabout, turnaround, U turn, volte face; concept 697 …

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  • 4 Repeal — A repeal is the removal or reversal of a law. This is generally done when a law is no longer effective, or it is shown that a law is having far more negative consequences than were originally envisioned. Major repeals in history include: *The… …

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  • 5 reversal — noun 1) there was no reversal on this issue Syn: turnaround, turnabout, about face, volte face, change of heart, U turn, one eighty, 180, backtracking; rare tergiversation 2) a reversal of roles Syn: swap, ex …

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  • 6 reversal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. setback; turnabout, tit for tat; inversion; repeal; upset; abrogation. See change, reversion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. repudiation, repeal, turnabout; see about face , cancellation , refusal ,… …

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  • 7 repeal — 1. verb the Eighteenth Amendment was repealed in 1933 Syn: revoke, rescind, cancel, reverse, annul, nullify, declare null and void, quash, abolish; Law vacate; formal abrogate; archaic recall Ant: enact 2. noun the repeal of the law Syn …

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  • 8 repeal — 1. verb the Act was repealed Syn: cancel, abolish, reverse, rescind, revoke, annul, quash Ant: enact 2. noun the repeal of the law Syn: cancellation, abolition, reversal …

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  • 9 repeal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. revoke, recall, annul, nullify, vacate, abrogate. See nullification. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. abrogation, annulment, cancellation, revocation, reversal, withdrawal, abolition; see also cancellation …

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  • 10 repeal — Synonyms and related words: abolish, abolition, abrogate, abrogation, annihilate, annul, annulment, bring to naught, cancel, cancellation, countermand, counterorder, disannul, dismantle, do away with, invalidate, invalidation, lift, make void,… …

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  • 11 reversal — Synonyms and related words: abolishment, abolition, about face, about turn, abrogation, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, afterthoughts, alchemy, alteration, amelioration, annulment, apostasy, assimilation, assumption, atavism, back track,… …

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  • 12 repeal — verb revoke or annul (a law or Act of Parliament). noun the action of repealing. Derivatives repealable adjective Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. repeler, from OFr. re (expressing reversal) + apeler to call, appeal …

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  • 13 reversal — n. Repeal, revocation, annulment, change, overthrowing …

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  • 14 repeal — v 1. revoke, rescind, abrogate; annul, disannul, nullify, abolish, declare null and void, void, make void; quash, invalidate, vacate, set aside; recant, retract, withdraw, disavow, recall, abjure; countermand, counterorder, overrule, override;… …

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  • 15 reversal — n 1. revocation, revokement, repeal, annulment, nullification, voidance, cancellation; dissolution, abrogation, abolition, abolishment; rescission, counterorder; Law. overthrow, overturn, upset, rejection. 2. retraction, retractation, withdrawal …

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  • 16 Revocation — Rev o*ca tion, n. [L. revocatio: cf. F. r[ e]vocation.] 1. The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall. [1913 Webster] One that saw the people bent for the revocation of Calvin, gave him notice of their affection. Hooker.… …

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  • 17 rescission — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Reversing or annulling: recall, repeal, reversal, revocation. See CONTINUE, LAW …

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  • 18 abjuration — n. 1. Renunciation (upon oath), relinquishment, rejection, abandonment, abnegation, repudiation, discarding, disowning. 2. Recantation, retraction, revocation, repeal reversal, recall, disavowal, disclaiming, disclaimer …

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  • 19 recantation — n 1. retraction, palinode, withdrawal, recall, revocation, repeal, reversal; rescinding, re scindment, rescission, abrogation, annulment, nullification, disannulment, voidance, avoidance, Law. defeasance; countermand, counterorder, overruling,… …

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  • 20 Don't ask, don't tell — DADT redirects here. For the television syndication company, see Disney ABC Domestic Television. For other uses, see Don t ask, don t tell (disambiguation) …

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