part of speech: verb

inflections: cancels, canceling, canceled

definition 1: to do away with; decide against; call off.

  • They canceled tonight’s game because of rain.
  • I canceled my subscription to the magazine.

synonyms: call off

definition 2: to mark, cross out, or change to keep from being used again.

  • She canceled the check with a big stamp.

synonyms: void

derivation: canceler (n.)