Rescind

Re*scind"

(r?-s?nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rescinded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rescinding.] [L. rescindere, rescissum; pref re- re- + scindere to cut, split: cf. F. rescinder. See Shism.] 1. To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.
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The blessed Jesus . . . did sacramentally rescind the impure relics of Adam and the contraction of evil customs.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. Specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment.
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Syn. -- To revoke; repeal; abrogate; annul; recall; reverse; vacate; void.
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