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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cancel:

verb (cancels, cancelling, cancelled; US also cancels, canceling, canceled)

[with object]

1decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place:

he was forced to cancel his visit

annul or revoke (a formal arrangement which is in effect):

his visa had been cancelled

abolish or make void (a financial obligation):

I intend to cancel your debt to me

mark, pierce, or tear (a ticket or stamp) to show that it has been used or invalidated:

cancelling stamps on registered mail

2 (usually cancel something out) (of a factor or circumstance) neutralize or negate the force or effect of (another):

the electric fields may cancel each other out

Mathematics delete (an equal factor) from both sides of an equation or from the numerator and denominator of a fraction:

‘Divide by 9’ cancels out ‘multiply by 9’

noun

1a mark made on a postage stamp to show that it has been used:

a stamp franked and with an adhesive cancel

2 Printing a new page or section inserted in a book to replace the original text, typically to correct an error:

[as modifier]:

a cancel title page