Origin of rescindClassical Latin rescindere (pp. rescissus), to cut off from re-, back + scindere, to cut: see scission
Claire decided to rescind her engagement to Matt because she had second thoughts about their relationship.
An example of rescind is someone calling off their wedding.
transitive verbre·scind·ed, re·scind·ing, re·scinds
Origin of rescindLatin rescindere re- re- scindere to split ; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present rescinds, present participle rescinding, simple past and past participle rescinded)
From the Latin rescindÅ (“I cut back"), from re- (“back") + scindÅ (“I cut").
rescind - Legal Definition
- This way, they can continue to give out birthday freebies and not rescind the program due to losing money.
- Please rescind payment to ABC Bank, 1234 Main Street, Anytown, CA 90210.
- To find out if your state has a right to rescind or buyer's remorse law, call your state's Attorney General's office.
- Because it is a sales tool to help them sell more vehicles, it doesn't apply to lemon laws or right to rescind laws.
- As a preliminary to negotiation, the government was required to rescind all the obnoxious measures.