Definition of Countermand. Meaning of Countermand. Synonyms of Countermand

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Definition of Countermand

Countermand
Countermand Coun`ter*mand" (koun`t[~e]r*m[.a]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Countermanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Countermanding.] [F. contremander; contre (L. contra) + mander to command, fr. L. mandare. Cf. Mandate.] 1. To revoke (a former command); to cancel or rescind by giving an order contrary to one previously given; as, to countermand an order for goods. 2. To prohibit; to forbid. [Obs.] Avicen countermands letting blood in choleric bodles. --Harvey. 3. To oppose; to revoke the command of. For us to alter anything, is to lift ourselves against God; and, as it were, to countermand him. --Hooker.
Countermand
Countermand Coun"ter*mand (koun"t[~e]r*m[.a]nd), n. A contrary order; revocation of a former order or command. Have you no countermand for Claudio yet, But he must die to-morrow? --Shak.

Meaning of Countermand from wikipedia

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