countermandverb [ T ]uk /ˌkaʊn.təˈmɑːnd/ us /ˌkaʊn.t̬ɚˈmænd/ formal
Examples from literature
- As your superior, I countermanded that will!
- His plan is abandoned, and the orders countermanded.
- I thought at first she was going to the church to countermand the wedding preparations.
- The man told her that he understood that she had countermanded her order.
- The movement was countermanded and the troops were withdrawn.