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 rescissi&omacron;, rescissi&omacron;n-, 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