Definition of rescind verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rescind

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪnd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rescind
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪnd//
 
he / she / it rescinds
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪndz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪndz//
 
past simple rescinded
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪndɪd//
 
past participle rescinded
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪndɪd//
 
-ing form rescinding
BrE BrE//rɪˈsɪndɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈsɪndɪŋ//
 
 
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rescind something (formal) to officially state that a law, contract, decision, etc. is no longer valid synonym revoke The agreement was rescinded on 20 March 1993. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin rescindere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + scindere ‘to divide, split’.
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