Rescind is defined as to cancel or make something void.(verb)
An example of rescind is someone calling off their wedding.
See rescind in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L rescindere (pp. of rescissus), to cut off < re-, back + scindere, to cut: see scission
See rescind in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb re·scind·ed, re·scind·ing, re·scinds
Origin: Latin rescindere
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + scindere, to split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
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