Origin of rescissionLate Latin rescissio
- The act of rescinding.
- Law The termination of a contract by mutual agreement or as a result of fraud or some legal defect.
Origin of rescissionLatin rescissiō rescissiōn- from rescissus past participle of rescindere to rescind ; see rescind .
1651, Late Latin rescission, rescissio, from Latin rescindÅ (“I cut back"), from re- (“back") + scindÅ (“I cut").
rescission - Legal Definition