英 [ˈkænsl] 美 [ˈkænsəl]
及物动词 取消，注销; 抵消，偿还; 〈数〉约去
名词 撤销，注销; 〈数〉(相)约
1. She cancelled her order.
2. This will cancel your debt to me.
3. I cancelled many unnecessary words in my manuscript.
If you cancel something that has been arranged, you stop it from happening. If you cancel an order for goods or services, you tell the person or organization supplying them that you no longer wish to receive them.
e.g. The Russian foreign minister yesterday cancelled his visit to Washington...
e.g. Many trains have been cancelled and a limited service is operating on other lines...
If someone in authority cancels a document, an insurance policy, or a debt, they officially declare that it is no longer valid or no longer legally exists.
e.g. He intends to try to leave the country, in spite of a government order cancelling his passport...
e.g. She learned her insurance had been canceled by Pacific Mutual Insurance Company...
To cancel a stamp or a cheque means to mark it to show that it has already been used and cannot be used again.
e.g. The new device can also cancel the check after the transaction is complete.
A：I‘m sorry, but I have to cancel out luncheon appointment.
B：I‘m sorry to hear that.
A：I have pressing business to attend to .
B：No problem. we‘ll make it later in the month .
A：My name is Wang Wei and I'm calling to cancel plane ticket.
B：When was your reservation?
A：It's 4:00 p.m. today.
B：Would you like me to reschedule you for another time?
A：No. Thank you.