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- (transitive) To cancel, invalidate, annul.
- to repeal a law
- To recall; to summon (a person) again.
- The banished Bolingbroke repeals himself, / And with uplifted arms is safe arrived.
- To suppress; to repel.
- Whence Adam soon repealed / The doubts that in his heart arose.
repeal (plural repeals)
- An act or instance of repealing.