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Definition of Cancel
CancelCancel 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.
(a) The suppression or striking out of matter in type, or
of a printed page or pages.
(b) The part thus suppressed. CancelCancel 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.
1. To inclose or surround, as with a railing, or with
A little obscure place canceled in with iron work is
the pillar or stump at which . . . our Savior was
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
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.
5. (Print.) To suppress or omit; to strike out, as matter in
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
cancellation, in government
and industry Cancellation
(mail), a postal marking applied
to a stamp
, 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
- 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
- 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
Vanjie, is the stage
name of Jose Cancel
, an American
drag performer known
on the tenth season
and social transgressions through public
shaming. The related cancel culture phenomenon
is "a call to boycott
someone – usually
a celebrity –...
Vázquez (born June 28, 1968) is a Puerto Rican police officer
with the Puerto
Rico-based boy band Menudo...
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
of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party
and an advocate
of Puerto Rican
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