Re·peal v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repealed p. pr. & vb. n. Repealing.]
1. To recall; to summon again, as persons. [Obs.]
The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself,
And with uplifted arms is safe arrived. --Shak.
2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law.
3. To suppress; to repel. [Obs.]
Whence Adam soon repealed
The doubts that in his heart arose. --Milton.
Syn: -- To abolish; revoke; rescind; recall; annul; abrogate; cancel; reverse. See Abolish.