Definition of Rescind

1. Verb. Cancel officially. "Vacate a death sentence"




Definition of Rescind

1. v. t. To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.

Definition of Rescind

1. Verb. (transitive) To repeal, annul, or declare void; to take (something such as a rule or contract) out of effect. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rescind

1. to annul [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: annul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rescind

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rescind (current term)
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Literary usage of Rescind

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1. A Treatise on the Effect of the Contract of Sale on the Legal Rights of by Colin Blackburn Blackburn (1910)
"promised to be done is such that the other party is justified in concluding that the party failing wishes to rescind, then he may elect to rescind. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Specific Performance of Contracts by Edward Fry (1892)
"tract, or suffers the other party to do such act without asserting the right to rescind, has thereby lost that right. § 1054. Thus where conditions of sale ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Where one party has made part performance of a contract, the other cannot rescind and still retain the benefits which he has received. ..."

4. The Principles of the American Law of Contracts at Law and in Equity by John Davison Lawson (1893)
"Same — Or rescind Contract. — Or the party defrauded may rescind the contract and having done во resist an action brought upon it at common law ; or resist ..."

5. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1915)
"Election to rescind Generally.—In cases in which certain acts or omissions of one of the parties give the other a right, the right to elect to rescind may ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Vendor and Purchaser of Real Estate and Chattels by Thomas Cyprian Williams, John Frederick Iselin (1904)
"If the contract contain the common stipulation allow- Where the ing the vendor to rescind the contract, if the purchaser rescind- insist on any requisition ..."

7. The Civil Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1872)
"He must rescind promptly, upon discovering the facts which entitle him to rescind, if he is free from duress, menace, undue influence, or disability, ..."

8. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"Condition enabling the vendor to rescind in case of objections made. Notice to rescind need not give time to waive the objection. ..."

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