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Definition of "revoke" []

  • To void or annul by recalling, withdrawing, or reversing: Her license was revoked. (verb-transitive)
  • Games To fail to follow suit in cards when required and able to do so. (verb-intransitive)
  • Games Failure to follow suit in a card game when required and able to do so. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "revoke" in a sentence
  • "The word revoke has appeared in 97 New York Times articles in the past year, including on April 7 in Housing Authority, Facing"
  • "I call a revoke, Dal; you trumped spades on the second round. ""
  • "The penalty for the revoke is the most severe in Auction, many think it unreasonably so, and a player is unquestionably entitled to every protection the law affords him."