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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cancel a previously given command.

Usage examples (38)
  • The rising water caused the leader of the group to countermand the order to cross the river.
  • "I will have to get you to countermand the order."
  • Tubbs sighed, but he dared not countermand the order.
  • KING: Were you ever asked to countermand that release? for more
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