(especially of laws or other established rules, usages, etc.) to make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate:
to annul a marriage.
to reduce to nothing; obliterate.
to cancel (a regularly scheduled train, plane, social event, etc.) for one day or one time only.
Within days of the presidential poll, the High Court shocked the country by annulling the parliament based on technicalities.
Egypt’s President versus Egypt’s Judges Mike Giglio April 23, 2013
Why did he allow a contract to be made giving only to death the annulling power?
The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll
That Daniel was not thinking of annulling his marriage, that he could not think of it, Eleanore knew.
The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
He assumed a priestly character, preaching, absolving, annulling marriages.
View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3) Henry Hallam
In annulling the Two-penny Act the King crossed lances with the representatives of the people and had come off second best.
Give Me Liberty Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The changed conditions of the race in these last years are urged as a sufficient reason for annulling this law.
Usury Calvin Elliott
The proposed provisions regarding ineligibility would dishonor the government by annulling the pardons granted by the President.
The Reconstruction of Georgia Edwin C. Woolley
The despatchers were annulling, holding the freights and distributing passenger trains at eating stations.
The Daughter of a Magnate Frank H. Spearman
At the Reformation, after the annulling of all “Popish ordinations,” the state of the English clergy became very deplorable.
The Annals of Willenhall Frederick William Hackwood
The quarrel was an unseemly one, and Benedict XI., in 1304, put an end to it by annulling the regulations of his predecessor.
A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I Henry Charles Lea
verb -nuls, -nulling, -nulled
(transitive) to make (something, esp a law or marriage) void; cancel the validity of; abolish
late 14c., from Old French anuller (13c.) or directly from Late Latin annullare “to make to nothing,” from Latin ad- “to” (see ad-) + nullum, neuter of nullus “nothing” (see null). Related: Annulled; annulling.
- Annulled branch
annulled branch delayed control-transfer
the act of , especially the formal declaration that a marriage. Psychoanalysis. a mental process by which unpleasant or painful ideas are abolished from the mind. Contemporary Examples A source also told the paper that Aaliyah ended all contact with Kelly after the annulment. Why Has the Public Forgiven R. Kelly for His Sordid, Predatory […]
annuloplasty annuloplasty an·nu·lo·plas·ty (ān’yə-lə-plās’tē) n. Surgical reconstruction of an incompetent cardiac valve.
annulorrhaphy annulorrhaphy an·nu·lor·rha·phy (ān’yə-lôr’ə-fē) n. The closure of a hernial ring by suture.