Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
scindereto cut, split: cf. F.
To cut off; to abrogate; to annul.
The blessed Jesus . . . did sacramentally
rescindthe impure relics of Adam and the contraction of evil customs.
Specifically, to vacate or make void, as an act, by the enacting authority or by superior authority; to repeal;
rescinda law, a resolution, or a vote; to
rescinda decree or a judgment.
Syn. – To revoke; repeal; abrogate; annul; recall; reverse; vacate; void.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To abrogate; to revoke; to annul; to vacate an act by the enacting authority or by superior authority; as, to rescind a law, a resolution or a vote; to rescind an edict or decree; to rescind a judgment.
2.To cut off. [Not used.]