cancel

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /kænsəl̩/

Verb[change]

Plain form
cancel

Third-person singular
cancels

Past tense
canceled

Past participle
canceled

Present participle
canceling

Plain form
cancel

Third-person singular
cancels

Past tense
cancelled

Past participle
cancelled

Present participle
cancelling

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you cancel something that was going to happen, you decide that it will not happen.
    Her father had cancelled his trip to Canandaigua because of the weather.
    The mayor is also reducing city services and canceling plans to hire thousands of new workers.
    I'm afraid I can't make it; I'll have to cancel.

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