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Definition of Repeal

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

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 opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
Barack Obama

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

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

Over the objections, where they sound like squealing pigs, over the objections of Romney and all his allies, we passed some of the toughest Wall Street regulations in history, turning Wall Street back into the allocator of capital it always has been and no longer a casino. And they want to repeal it.
Joe Biden
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Repeal Translations

repeal in German is aufheben