Associations to the word «Revoke»


REVOKE, verb. (transitive) To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
REVOKE, verb. (intransitive) To fail to follow suit in a game of cards when holding a card in that suit.
REVOKE, verb. (obsolete) To call or bring back; to recall.
REVOKE, verb. (obsolete) To hold back; to repress; to restrain.
REVOKE, verb. (obsolete) To draw back; to withdraw.
REVOKE, verb. (obsolete) To call back to mind; to recollect.
REVOKE, noun. The act of revoking in a game of cards.
REVOKE, noun. A renege; a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks in trick-taking card games serious enough to render the round invalid.
REVOKE, noun. 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.

Dictionary definition

REVOKE, noun. The mistake of not following suit when able to do so.
REVOKE, verb. Fail to follow suit when able and required to do so.
REVOKE, verb. Cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence".

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu