Revoke meaning

rĭ-vōk
To invalidate or cause to no longer be in effect, as by voiding or canceling.

Her license was revoked.

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To withdraw, repeal, rescind, cancel, or annul (a law, permit, etc.)
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To fail to follow suit in cards when required and able to do so.
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Failure to follow suit in a card game when required and able to do so.
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To recall.
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To fail to follow suit when required and able to do so; renege.
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The act or an instance of revoking.
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To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing.

Your driver's license will be revoked.

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(intransitive) To fail to follow suit in a game of cards when holding a card in that suit.
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The act of revoking in a game of cards.
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A renege; a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks in trick-taking card games serious enough to render the round invalid.
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A violation ranked in seriousness somewhat below overt cheating, with the status of a more minor offense only because, when it happens, it is usually accidental.
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Evoke again.
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To revoke is to take away something, to render some decree that has already been made unenforceable, or to make something invalid.

An example of revoke is when a doctor has his hospital privileges taken away.

An example of revoke is when a prison sentence is canceled and the prisoner is let free.

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Origin of revoke

  • Middle English revoken from Old French revoquer from Latin revocāre re- re- vocāre to call wekw- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Latin revocare, re- + vox

    From Wiktionary

  • re- +‎ evoke

    From Wiktionary