NOTE: This sense is strictly for events or processes that were scheduled to happen but did not, due to cancellation. If the cancellation happened mid process, then the sense 2 would apply.
The guest speaker is sick and has had to cancel class.
If it rains tomorrow, we'll have to cancel our picnic.
The 7am train to New York has been cancelled.
We were forced to cancel our vacation cruise.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: This sense implies a process or a series of events have been put to effect then put to end by either nullification or invalidation of the process.
NOTE: This sense implies something is being stopped after already starting
Could you cancel my subscription to your magazine?
Members are free to cancel at any time.
How do I cancel the download from the internet?
He is calling on the CEP to cancel the results at this polling station.
A customer cancelled his personal check on me after receiving the product!
The bank cancelled the check because it was fraudulent.
If the stamp has been canceled, the stamp should be light.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4, 5
Commentary: Includes: CANCEL OUT
This month's paycheck will cancel out his debt, but it won't give him any extra money.
The new tax effectively cancels out my raise.
The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
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