Annul Definition

annulled, annulling, annuls
annulled, annulling, annuls
To make or declare void or invalid, as a marriage or a law; nullify.
American Heritage
To do away with; put an end to.
Webster's New World
To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out.
American Heritage
To make no longer binding under the law; invalidate; cancel.
Webster's New World
To cancel, make ineffective, invalidate, nullify, void.
Webster's New World Law

Origin of Annul

  • Middle English annullen from Old French annuller from Late Latin annullāre Latin ad- ad- Latin nullus none ne in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French anuller, from Latin annullō (“annihilate, annul”), from ad (“to”) + nūllus (“none, not any”).

    From Wiktionary

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