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Definition of Repeal


  1. To recall; to summon again, as persons.
  2. To recall, as a deed, will, law, or statute; to revoke; to rescind or abrogate by authority, as by act of the legislature; as, to repeal a law.
  3. To suppress; to repel.
  4. Recall, as from exile.
  5. Revocation; abrogation; as, the repeal of a statute; the repeal of a law or a usage.

Repeal Quotations

There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.
Andrew Johnson

Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.
Phyllis Schlafly

I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
Abraham Lincoln

I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
Ulysses S. Grant

What I want to do is to make sure that we fully repeal Obamacare. This will be one of the largest spending initiatives we will ever see in our country. And also, it will take away choice from the American people.
Michele Bachmann
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Repeal Translations

repeal in German is aufheben
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