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Definition 1: a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command - [noun denoting communication]

(countermand is a kind of ...) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Definition 2: cancel officially - [verb of communication]

Samples where countermand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He revoked the ban on smoking
  • lift an embargo
  • vacate a death sentence

Synonyms for countermand in the sense of this definition

(countermand is a kind of ...) declare null and void; make ineffective

"Cancel the election results" "strike down a law"

(... is a kind of countermand ) fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

"She backed out of her promise"

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