Definition of Repeal. Meaning of Repeal. Synonyms of Repeal

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Definition of Repeal

Repeal
Repeal Re*peal" (r?-p?l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repealed (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repealing.] [OF. repeler to call back, F. rappeler; pref. re- re- + OF. apeler, F. appeler, to call, L. appellare. See Appeal, and. cf. Repel.] 1. To recall; to summon again, as persons. [Obs.] The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself, And with uplifted arms is safe arrived. --Shak. 2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law. 3. To suppress; to repel. [Obs.] Whence Adam soon repealed The doubts that in his heart arose. --Milton. Syn: To abolish; revoke; rescind; recall; annul; abrogate; cancel; reverse. See Abolish.
Repeal
Repeal Re*peal", n. 1. Recall, as from exile. [Obs.] The tribunes are no soldiers; and their people Will be as rash in the repeal, as hasty To expel him thence. --Shak. 2. Revocation; abrogation; as, the repeal of a statute; the repeal of a law or a usage.

Meaning of Repeal from wikipedia

- law. There are two basic types of repeal, a repeal with a re-enactment (or replacement) of the repealed law, or a repeal without any replacement. Removal...
- The doctrine of implied repeal is a concept in constitutional theory which states that where an Act of Parliament or an Act of Congress (or of some other...
- achieved repeal with the support of the Whigs in Parliament, overcoming the opposition of most of his own party. Economic historians see the repeal of the...
- The Repeal ****ociation was an Irish m**** membership political movement set up by Daniel O'Connell in 1830 to campaign for a repeal of the Acts of Union...
- immediate repeal. The heads of the Marine Corps, Army, and Navy all advised against immediate repeal and expressed varied views on its eventual repeal. Oliver...
- The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 (H.R. 2965, S. 4023) is a landmark United States federal statute enacted in December 2010 that established...
- The Second Statute of Repeal, an Act of the Parliament of England (1 & 2 Ph. & M. c. 8) p****ed in the Parliament of Queen Mary I and King Philip in 1555...
- The repeal of Prohibition in the United States was accomplished with the p****age of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution on December...
- Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (Repeal) Bill, is a proposed Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that would repeal the Fixed-term Parliaments Act...
- The Chinese Exclusion Repeal Act of 1943, also known as the Magnuson Act, was an immigration legislation proposed by U.S. Representative (later Senator)...
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