• Definition for "countermand"
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countermand definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To terminate or reverse (a previously released demand or order).
    • To recall by a contrary purchase: countermanded the air attacks.
    • To revoke (a former demand); to cancel or rescind giving an order despite one formerly offered.
    • To terminate or reverse (a previously given demand or order).
    • To prohibit; to forbid.
    • To remember by a contrary order: countermanded air hits.
    • To oppose; to revoke the command of.
    • To revoke (a former demand); to cancel or rescind giving an order unlike one previously given.
    • To prohibit; to forbid.
    • To oppose; to revoke the command of.
  • noun:
    • An order or demand reversing another.
    • Cancellation of an order or demand.
    • An order towards the contrary of a previous one
    • An order or command reversing another.
    • Cancellation of an order or command.
    • A contrary purchase; revocation of a former order or command.
    • An order to the contrary of a previous one
    • A contrary purchase; revocation of a former purchase or command.
    • A contrary purchase; a revocation of a former purchase, command, or notice.
    • A contrary purchase; a revocation of a former order, command, or notice.
    • a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous demand
    • a contrary demand cancelling or reversing a previous demand
  • verb:
    • To revoke (an old command); to terminate or rescind by giving an order despite one formerly given.
    • To recall a person or product with such an order.
    • To revoke (an old demand); to cancel or rescind giving an order unlike one previously given.
    • To recall a person or device with such an order.
    • cancel formally
    • cancel officially
  • others:
    • To revoke (a command or an order); order or direct versus (an order before given), thus annulling it and forbidding its execution.
    • To oppose by contrary sales or action; contradict the requests of.
    • To prohibit; forbid.
    • To revoke (a command or an order); purchase or direct towards (an order before given), therefore annulling it and forbidding its execution.
    • To oppose by contrary sales or action; oppose the purchases of.
    • To prohibit; forbid.
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