Meaning of “cancel” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˈkænsəl/ present participle mainly UK cancelling, past tense and past participle cancelled, present participle US canceling, past tense and past participle canceled
Extra Examples
In view of recent events, we have decided to cancel the meeting.The concert was cancelled at the last minute.The rain meant, of course, that the barbecue was cancelled.The concert has been cancelled owing to lack of support.The holiday company cancelled our trip and we were left hundreds of pounds out of pocket.

B1 to say that an organized event will not now happen:

[ often passive ] The meeting has been cancelled.

to stop an order for goods or services that you do not now want

(Definition of “cancel” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)