Definition of Revocation

1. Noun. The state of being cancelled or annulled.

Exact synonyms: Annulment
Generic synonyms: State



2. Noun. The act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done. "The revocation of a law"
Generic synonyms: Abrogation, Annulment, Repeal
Derivative terms: Revoke

Definition of Revocation

1. n. The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall.

Definition of Revocation

1. Noun. An act or instance of revoking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revocation

1. vocation [n -S] - See also: vocation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Revocation

reviving
revivingly
revivings
reviviscence
reviviscences
reviviscent
revivor
revivors
revocability
revocable
revocableness
revocably
revocate
revocated
revocating
revocation (current term)
revocations
revocatory
revoice
revoiced
revoices
revoicing
revok't
revokability
revokable
revoke
revoked
revokement
revokements
revoker

Literary usage of Revocation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"Parol revocation of Will before the Statute of Frauds (6) [p. 371.] Previously to the Statute of Frauds and that as to guardianship, any declaration from ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1866)
"Powers of revocation. Li a deed executing a power, a power of revocation and new appointment may be reserved, though the deed creating the power does not ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, George Franklin Comstock (1866)
"On every execution of the power, a new power of revocation must be reserved ; and a mere power of revocation in a deed executing the power, ..."

4. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"Upon this point it made the following comment: "While it is true the revocation of a location may be arbitrarily ordered, not only at a possible serious ..."

5. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"revocation must be communicated. It remains to state that revocation, ... The question at once arises, Can revocation be communicated in the same way, ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"In this connection Is where the statute omits all reference to revocation of a part of a •will, neither expressly permitting nor expressly prohibiting It ..."

7. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"revocation must be communicated. It remains to state that revocation, ... The question at once arises, Can revocation be communicated in the same way, ..."

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