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revoke

Definitions

  • A man on horseback reads out the revokation
    A man on horseback reads out the revokation
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v revoke cancel officially "He revoked the ban on smoking","lift an embargo","vacate a death sentence"
    • v revoke fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
    • n revoke the mistake of not following suit when able to do so
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Revoke Hence, to annul, by recalling or taking back; to repeal; to rescind; to cancel; to reverse, as anything granted by a special act; as,, to revoke a will, a license, a grant, a permission, a law, or the like.
    • n Revoke (Card Playing) The act of revoking. "She [Sarah Battle] never made a revoke ."
    • Revoke To call back to mind; to recollect. "A man, by revoking and recollecting within himself former passages, will be still apt to inculcate these sad memoris to his conscience."
    • Revoke To call or bring back; to recall. "The faint sprite he did revoke again,
      To her frail mansion of morality."
    • Revoke To draw back; to withdraw. "The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn."
    • v. i Revoke (Card Playing) To fail to follow suit when holding a card of the suit led, in violation of the rule of the game; to renege.
    • Revoke To hold back; to repress; to restrain. "She] still strove their sudden rages to revoke ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • revoke To call back; summon back; cause to return.
    • revoke To bring back to consciousness; revive; resuscitate.
    • revoke To call back to memory; recall to mind.
    • revoke To annul by recalling or taking back; make void; cancel; repeal; reverse: as, to revoke a will; to revoke a privilege.
    • revoke To restrain; repress; check.
    • revoke To give up; renounce.
    • revoke Synonyms Recant, Abjure, etc. (see renounce); Repeal, Rescind, etc. (see abolish).
    • revoke To recall a right or privilege conceded in a previous act or promise.
    • revoke In card-playing, to neglect to follow suit when the player can and should do so.
    • n revoke Revocation; recall.
    • n revoke In card-playing, the act of revoking; a failure to follow suit when the player can and Should do so. In whist the revoke is made when the wrong card is thrown; but it is not “established” (incurring a severe penalty) till the trick on which it was made is turned or quitted, or till the revoking player or his partner has again played.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Revoke rē-vōk′ to annul by recalling: to repeal: to reverse: to neglect to follow suit (at cards)
    • n Revoke revocation, recall: act of revoking at cards
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. révoquer, L. revocare,; pref. re-, re- + vocare, to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice. See Voice, and cf. Revocate

Usage

In literature:

A revoking player and his partner may require the hand on which the revoke occurred to be played out.
"The Laws of Euchre" by H. C. Leeds
Astonished at this, he acquainted Muhammad with the fact, and was informed that the verse in question had been revoked.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
He revoked several of his father's ukases and seemed to be willing to treat them fairly.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
The king relented, revoked his donation, made out and was about to send a new charter.
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The authority would be revoked by his death.
"Tristram of Blent" by Anthony Hope
The bulls for Bishop Bouchier's translation from Worcester were revoked.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
One-half of Navarre's beard had turned white when he heard that Henry III was revoking the Edicts of Toleration.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
One slow we favour, Romans, him revoke: And each give signs by casting up his cloak.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
The President revoked their proclamations.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
So his sentence was revoked, and he was sent to Heaven and canonized as a saint.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The wonder is that his commission as Mayor by the choice of his fellow-citizens was not revoked by the Ministry at Paris.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
It had been necessary for Parliament to revoke its old persecuting statutes.
"John Knox" by A. Taylor Innes
She revoked the presentation, leaving Willis in the lurch, One of undisputed learning preached in Drayton Parslow church.
"Briefless Ballads and Legal Lyrics" by James Williams
The edict of the great Revolution had been revoked.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
I'm a little surprised that he hasn't revoked the Enforcement dispensation, in fact.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
One day she asked him if it saddened him to revoke the past.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
Thinking that so I pray'd aright, I pray'd; If I pray'd wrongly, I revoke the prayer.
"Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold" by Matthew Arnold
All permits to see the prisoner had been revoked at sundown, the fellow said.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
Spatial Housing could revoke our orbit license for something like this.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen" by David Carpenter Knight
The legislature might refuse to grant a charter, but having granted it, it became a vested right which could not be revoked.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
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In poetry:

"My cov'nant I will ne'er revoke,
But keep my grace in mind
And what eternal love hath spoke
Eternal truth shall bind.
"Psalm 89 part 5" by Isaac Watts
He visit will thy sins with strokes,
And lift his heavy hand;
But never once his word revokes,
Thy Husband's truth will stand.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
“Fair weaver!” touching, while he spoke,
The woven crown, the weaving hand,
“And do you this decree revoke,
Or may it stand?
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Still Abra's power, my scandal, still increased;
Justice submitted to what Abra pleased:
Her will alone could settle or revoke,
And law was fixt by what she latest spoke.
"Solomon on the Vanity of the World, A Poem. In Three Books. - Pleasure. Book II." by Matthew Prior
Then why say she only by malice is stirr'd ?
No ! even her failings from kindness descend :—
Oh, revoke the rude sentence—recall the harsh word,
And Woman henceforth shall be ever thy friend.
"On Reading An Assertion" by Mary Anne Browne
They linger long anear the gate,
Feeding the hope that soon, or late,
Some angel friend will intercede
And in their cause so ably plead — As to revoke the dread decree
That binds them to their destiny.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell

In news:

Utah reverses decision on revoking charter of science academy.
In April, the board revoked Beehive 's charter because of struggling finances.
China revokes Shanghai Catholic bishop's title.
China revokes Shanghai Catholic bishop 's title.
China revokes Shanghai bishop 's title in fresh challenge to Vatican.
Aggravated assault, state petition to revoke probation.
A Pine Bluff company whose incorporation has been revoked by the Secretary of State's office filed a motion Monday to purchase Hostess Brands Inc, the bankrupt Twinkie-baker.
The Federal Aviation Administration has revoked the license of a pilot whose business partner died in a crash in Boulder City while the two were giving rides on a pair of military training jets.
A Lancaster hotel is screaming foul play after its liquor license is revoked.
Caregiver 's certification revoked after death.
12/08: Morsi revokes power grab.
Prosecutors want Lindsay Lohan 's probation revoked.
A judge revokes Lindsay Lohan 's probation and could issue jail time.
Lindsay Lohan 's probation revoked.
Lindsay Lohan 's probation has been revoked.
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In science:

When the seller commits, the previous commitment must be revoked by paying a penalty of f · vj, where vj is the bid being revoked and f ≥ 0 is a fixed number called the buyback factor.
Randomized Online Algorithms for the Buyback Problem
This implies that at the end of processing the bid sequence, the seller’s payoff is equal to the final committed bid minus f times the sum of all revoked bids.
Randomized Online Algorithms for the Buyback Problem
Admin Users (Role 1 and above) of the IUfA UUIS have the capability to grant/revoke permissions.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Grant/Revoke the requested permission/s to a User; 3. Edit Default permissions to a given Role. 4. Add new Role.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Grant/Revoke Permissions The system shall allow Admins to search for users.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Although, this latter remark may need to be revoked depending on the role that nuclear star clusters play.
An expanded M_bh-sigma diagram, and a new calibration of active galactic nuclei masses
A client organization may inadvertently run afoul of the business policies of their SSO provider and have their access revoked without prior notice, a scenario in which Grooveshark recently found themselves .
KeyAuth: Bringing Public-key Authentication to the Masses
In light of these differences, its membership as an AXP has been revoked.
Soft Gamma Repeaters and Anomalous X-ray Pulsars: Magnetar Candidates
This is unavoidable in case of logic programming languages, since after a backtracking, all changes made on pure declarative variables would be revoked.
A Test Automation Framework for Mercury
Stewards are bureaucrats with the ability to revoke sysop and bureaucrat status, among other permissions.
A Wikipedia Literature Review
Note that the author of Ref. essentially revoked his result in a later publication where it is claimed that the value of µ2 π is dramatically smaller – even smaller than the lower bound (11) .
$|V_{cb}|$ from OPE Sum Rules for Heavy Flavor Transitions
The nature of any DC is that access can be granted or revoked on several occasions.
Common Representation of Information Flows for Dynamic Coalitions
Also the restriction on p3 that it is the smallest among the final state parton momenta should be revoked.
One-loop QCD Correction for Inclusive Jet Production and Drell-Yan Process in Composite Models
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