from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of revoking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An act or instance of revoking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall.
- n. The act by which one, having the right, annuls an act done, a power or authority given, or a license, gift, or benefit conferred; repeal; reversal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of revoking or recalling; also, the state of being recalled or summoned back.
- n. The act of revoking or annulling; the reversal of a thing done by the revoker or his predecessor in the same authority; the calling back of a thing granted, or the making void of some deed previously existing; also, the state of being revoked or annulled; reversal; repeal; annulment: as, the revocation of a will.
- n. Synonyms see renounce, abolish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being cancelled or annulled
- n. the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
Middle English revocacion, from Old French, from Latin revocātiō, revocātiōn-, from revocātus, past participle of revocāre, to call back; see revoke.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin revocationem (accusative of revocatio) (Wiktionary)