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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·scind /rɪˈsɪnd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·scind v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rescinded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rescinding.]
 1. To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.
    The blessed Jesus . . . did sacramentally rescind the impure relics of Adam and the contraction of evil customs.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. Specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal; as, to rescind a law, a resolution, or a vote; to rescind a decree or a judgment.
 Syn: -- To revoke; repeal; abrogate; annul; recall; reverse; vacate; void.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : annul by recalling or rescinding; "He revoked the ban on
          smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
          [syn: revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse,
           repeal, overturn, vacate]