To inclose or surround, as with a railing, or with latticework.
- To cross out with lines or other markings. See Synonyms at erase.
- To annul or invalidate.
- To mark or perforate (a postage stamp or check, for example) to indicate that it may not be used again.
- To equalize or make up for; offset: Today's decline in stock price canceled out yesterday's gain.
- Mathematics To remove (a common factor) from the numerator and denominator of a fractional expression.
- Mathematics To remove (a common factor or term) from both sides of an equation or inequality.
- Printing To omit or delete.
- To neutralize one another; counterbalance: two opposing forces that canceled out.
- The act or an instance of canceling; a cancellation.
- Printing Deletion of typed or printed matter.
- Printing The matter deleted.
- Printing A replacement for deleted matter.