Nullify meaning

nŭl'ə-fī'
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.

When a contract is declared no longer valid, this is an example of a situation where you nullify a contract.

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To make null; invalidate.
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To counteract the force or effectiveness of.
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To make valueless or useless; bring to nothing.
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To make legally null; make void; annul.
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To cancel out.
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(law) To make legally invalid.

The contract has been nullified.

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To prevent from happening.
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Origin of nullify

  • Latin nūllificāre to despise nūllus none ne in Indo-European roots -ficāre -fy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • null +"Ž -ify.
    From Wiktionary