annul

  • 1 annul — an·nul /ə nəl/ vt an·nulled, an·nul·ling 1: to declare (a marriage) to have never validly existed compare divorce 2 a: to make legally void b: to declare to no longer have legal effect Merria …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 annul — 1 *nullify, negate, invalidate, abrogate Analogous words: *neutralize, negative, counteract: cancel, efface, obliterate, blot out, *erase: annihilate, *abolish, extinguish 2 Annul, abrogate, void, vacate, quash are used chiefly in legal context… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 annul — an‧nul [əˈnʌl] verb [transitive] LAW to officially state that an official decision or a contract is no longer valid : • They are seeking to have the bankruptcy order annulled. * * * annul UK US /əˈnʌl/ verb [T] LAW ► to state officially that… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Annul — An*nul , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annulled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Annulling}.] [F. annuler, LL. annullare, annulare, fr. L. ad to + nullus none, nullum, neut., nothing. See {Null}, a.] 1. To reduce to nothing; to obliterate. [1913 Webster] Light, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 annul — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. anuller (13c.) or directly from L.L. annullare to make to nothing, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + nullum, neuter of nullus nothing (see NULL (Cf. null)). Related: Annulled; annulling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 ANNUL US — (уменын. от лат. anus), колечко, обозначение кольцевидных образований. Напр., A. femoralis ext. и int. наружное и внутреннее отверстие так наз. бедренного канала, по к рым выходят бедренные грыжи из брюшной полости на бедро. А. femor. ext..… …

    Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • 7 annul — is spelt with one l, and has inflected forms annulled, annulling. The corresponding noun is annulment …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 annul — [v] void an agreement abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, blot out, call off, cancel, countermand, declare, delete, discharge, dissolve, efface, erase, expunge, get off the hook*, invalidate, kill, negate, neutralize, nix, nullify, obliterate,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 annul — ► VERB (annulled, annulling) ▪ declare (a law, marriage, or other legal contract) invalid. DERIVATIVES annulment noun. ORIGIN Latin annullare, from nullum nothing …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 annul — [ə nul′] vt. annulled, annulling [ME annullen < OFr anuller < LL(Ec) annullare, to bring to nothing < L ad , to + nullum, nothing, neut. of nullus: see NULL] 1. to do away with; put an end to 2. to make no longer binding under the law;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 annul — UK [əˈnʌl] / US verb [transitive] Word forms annul : present tense I/you/we/they annul he/she/it annuls present participle annulling past tense annulled past participle annulled to state officially that something such as a marriage, an agreement …

    English dictionary

  • 12 annul — transitive verb (annulled; annulling) Etymology: Middle English annullen, from Anglo French annuller, from Late Latin annullare, from Latin ad + nullus not any more at null Date: 15th century 1. to reduce to nothing ; obliterate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 annul — annullable, adj. /euh nul /, v.t., annulled, annulling. 1. (esp. of laws or other established rules, usages, etc.) to make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate: to annul a marriage. 2. to reduce to nothing; obliterate. 3. to cancel (a… …

    Universalium

  • 14 annul — verb Annul is used with these nouns as the object: ↑marriage …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 annul — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. cancel, abolish, repeal, rescind, retract, revoke, nullify, quash; dissolve (a marriage); set aside, invalidate. See nullification, divorce. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. invalidate, render void, repeal …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 annul — an•nul [[t]əˈnʌl[/t]] v. t. nulled, nul•ling 1) law cv to make or declare void or null; invalidate: to annul a marriage[/ex] 2) to abolish; cancel: Joy annulled our cares[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < AF annuler < LL adnūllāre… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 annul — /əˈnʌl / (say uh nul) verb (t) (annulled, annulling) 1. to make void or null; abolish (used especially of laws or other established rules, usages, and the like): to annul a marriage. 2. to reduce to nothing: obliterate. {Middle English anulle(n) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 annul — /anal/ To reduce to nothing; annihilate; obliterate; to make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with. To cancel; destroy; abrogate. To annul a judgment or judicial proceeding is to deprive it of all force and operation,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 annul — verb a) To formally revoke the validity of. b) To dissolve (a marital union) on the grounds that it is not valid. See Also: null and void, null, nullify, dissolve …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 annul — Synonyms and related words: abate, abolish, abrogate, abstract, annihilate, black out, blot out, bring to naught, bring to nothing, buffer, cancel, cancel out, come to nothing, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck, countermand, counterorder,… …

    Moby Thesaurus