What does rescinded mean?

1 : to take away : remove. 2a : take back, cancel refused to rescind the order. b : to abrogate (a contract) and restore the parties to the positions they would have occupied had there been no contract. 3 : to make void by action of the enacting authority or a superior authority : repeal rescind an act.

Is there such a word as rescinding?

1 nullify; retract, withdraw.

What is the synonym of rescind?


1 nullify; retract, withdraw. 2 countermand, repeal, veto.

What is the act of rescinding?

the act of rescinding. law the right to have a contract set aside if it has been entered into mistakenly, as a result of misrepresentation, undue influence, etc. WORD OF THE DAY.

What does rescission spell?

Definitions of recission. noun. (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made. “recission may be brought about by decree or by mutual consent” synonyms: rescission.

In what cases is rescission not allowed?

When Rescission is Not Available

One party has substantially fulfilled their part of the contract. A third party has already received some benefit from the contract. The requesting party has committed some wrong relating to the contract (referred to as “unclean hands”)