Definitions for cancel

Definitions for (noun) cancel

Main entry: natural, cancel

Definition: a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

Definitions for (verb) cancel

Main entry: invalidate, cancel

Definition: make invalid for use

Usage: cancel cheques or tickets

Main entry: delete, cancel

Definition: remove or make invisible

Usage: Please delete my name from your list

Main entry: strike down, cancel

Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective

Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law

Main entry: call off, cancel, scratch, scrub

Definition: postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

Usage: Call off the engagement; cancel the dinner party; we had to scrub our vacation plans; scratch that meeting--the chair is ill

Main entry: offset, set off, cancel

Definition: make up for

Usage: His skills offset his opponent's superior strength

Visual thesaurus for cancel