Synonyms for cancel

Synonyms for (noun) cancel

Synonyms: natural, cancel

Definition: a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat

Similar words: musical notation

Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms for (verb) cancel

Synonyms: invalidate, cancel

Definition: make invalid for use

Usage: cancel cheques or tickets

Similar words: mark, score

Definition: make underscoring marks


Synonyms: delete, cancel

Definition: remove or make invisible

Usage: Please delete my name from your list

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: strike down, cancel

Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective

Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law

Similar words: hold, declare, adjudge

Definition: declare to be

Usage: She was declared incompetent; judge held that the defendant was innocent


Synonyms: offset, set off, cancel

Definition: make up for

Usage: His skills offset his opponent's superior strength

Similar words: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium

Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights