Pronunciation: (ri-vōk'), [key]
—v., -voked, -vok•ing,
1. to take back or withdraw; annul, cancel, or reverse; rescind or repeal: to revoke a decree.
2. to bring or summon back.
Cards.to fail to follow suit when possible and required; renege.
Cards.an act or instance of revoking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.