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Definition of Cancel

Cancel
Cancel Can"cel, n. [See Cancel, v. i., and cf. Chancel.] 1. An inclosure; a boundary; a limit. [Obs.] A prison is but a retirement, and opportunity of serious thoughts, to a person whose spirit . . . desires no enlargement beyond the cancels of the body. --Jer. Taylor. 2. (Print) (a) The suppression or striking out of matter in type, or of a printed page or pages. (b) The part thus suppressed.
Cancel
Cancel Can"cel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Canceled or Cancelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Canceling or Cancelling.] [L. cancellare to make like a lattice, to strike or cross out (cf. Fr. canceller, OF. canceler) fr. cancelli lattice, crossbars, dim. of cancer lattice; cf. Gr. ? latticed gate. Cf. Chancel.] 1. To inclose or surround, as with a railing, or with latticework. [Obs.] A little obscure place canceled in with iron work is the pillar or stump at which . . . our Savior was scourged. --Evelyn. 2. To shut out, as with a railing or with latticework; to exclude. [Obs.] ``Canceled from heaven.' --Milton. 3. To cross and deface, as the lines of a writing, or as a word or figure; to mark out by a cross line; to blot out or obliterate. A deed may be avoided by delivering it up to be cancelled; that is, to have lines drawn over it in the form of latticework or cancelli; though the phrase is now used figuratively for any manner of obliterating or defacing it. --Blackstone. 4. To annul or destroy; to revoke or recall. The indentures were canceled. --Thackeray. He was unwilling to cancel the interest created through former secret services, by being refractory on this occasion. --Sir W. Scott. 5. (Print.) To suppress or omit; to strike out, as matter in type. Canceled figures (Print), figures cast with a line across the face., as for use in arithmetics. Syn: To blot out; obliterate; deface; erase; efface; expunge; annul; abolish; revoke; abrogate; repeal; destroy; do away; set aside. See Abolish.

Meaning of Cancel from wikipedia

- Cancel or cancellation may refer to: Project cancellation, in government and industry Cancellation (mail), a postal marking applied to a stamp or stationery...
- Cancel, sb., is a bibliographic term for a replaced leaf in a printed book. The technique for this is usually to tear out the rejected leaf and paste a...
- Today stamps are almost always cancelled with an inked handstamp or a machine cancel as this is quicker to apply. Pen cancels are still sometimes seen today...
- David Cancel is an American entrepreneur, investor, and founder of several software companies. He is the CEO and founder of Drift, a Cambridge, M****achusetts-based...
- sometimes known as Miss Vanjie or simply Vanjie, is the stage name of Jose Cancel, an American drag performer known for competing on the tenth season of RuPaul's...
- political and social transgressions through public shaming. The related cancel culture phenomenon is "a call to boycott someone – usually a celebrity –...
- Miguel Ángel Cancel Vázquez (born June 28, 1968) is a Puerto Rican police officer and singer who began his career with the Puerto Rico-based boy band Menudo...
- Noise-cancelling headphones, or noise-canceling headphones, are headphones that reduce unwanted ambient sounds using active noise control. This is distinct...
- Robinson Castro Cancel (born May 4, 1976) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball catcher. He made his Major League Baseball debut for the Milwaukee...
- Rafael Cancel Miranda (born July 18, 1930) is a political activist, member of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party and an advocate of Puerto Rican independence...
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