Countermand



[verb koun-ter-mand, -mahnd, koun-ter-mand, -mahnd; noun koun-ter-mand, -mahnd] /verb ˌkaʊn tərˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd, ˈkaʊn tərˌmænd, -ˌmɑnd; noun ˈkaʊn tərˌmænd, -ˌmɑnd/

verb (used with object)
1.
to revoke or cancel (a command, order, etc.).
2.
to recall or stop by a contrary order.
noun
3.
a command, order, etc., revoking a previous one.
verb (transitive) (ˌkaʊntəˈmɑːnd)
1.
to revoke or cancel (a command, order, etc)
2.
to order (forces, etc) to return or retreat; recall
noun (ˈkaʊntəˌmɑːnd)
3.
a command revoking another
v.

early 15c., from Old French contremander “reverse an order or command” (13c.), from contre- “against” (see contra-) + mander, from Latin mandare “to order” (see mandate (n.)). Related: Countermanded; countermanding.

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