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Revoke

Revoke

WordNet



noun


(1)   The mistake of not following suit when able to do so

verb


(2)   Annul by recalling or rescinding
"He revoked the ban on smoking"
"Lift an embargo"
"Vacate a death sentence"
(3)   Fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
    Your driver's license will be revoked.
  2. To fail to follow suit in a game of cards

Noun



  1. The act of revoking in a game of cards.
  2. A renege; a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks in trick-taking card games serious enough to render the round invalid.
  3. 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.