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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 & p. p. Repealed p. pr.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 Whence Adam soon repealed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.