- simple past tense and past participle of cancel
- The game was cancelled because of snow on the field.
The definition of cancelled means that you decided or decreed that something would not occur or would no longer continue.
When you were planning a party and then you changed your mind and told everyone not to come, this is an example of when you cancelled the party.
- On breach of the former obligation, the lease may be judicially cancelled (Art.
- Those assignats which were returned to the state as purchase-money were to be cancelled, and the whole issue, it was argued, would consequently disappear as the national lands were distributed.
- Like a TV star that doesn't scale back his expenses after his show is cancelled, these benefits expand, not contract, during periods of economic decline, for two main reasons.
- Large sums of money and games and shows were provided for the people, and, in addition, all the arrears of taxation for the last fifteen years (about £10,000,000) were cancelled and the bonds burnt in the Forum of Trajan.
- The paper cancelled the whole thing the next week.