V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: to cancel something or make it invalid

Synonyms: cancel, invalidate, negate, revoke, veto, void, undo

Antonyms: keep, finish, save

Tips: The related term, to annul, means "to render void or invalidate," while the adjective null means "invalid, ineffective, or worthless" and is often used in the phrase "null and void."

Usage Examples:

Since the soccer player got a foul just after he kicked the ball, the referee will nullify the goal. (negate, cancel, invalidate)

The Supreme Court was asked to nullify the decision of the lower court. (revoke, undo)

The Principal nullified the student committee's decision. (invalidated, negated, vetoed)

The CEO feels that we should nullify this contract because it is not in accordance with our policy. (cancel, void)

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