The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Annul \An*nul"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annulled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Annulling.] [F. annuler, LL. annullare, annulare, fr. L. ad
to + nullus none, nullum, neut., nothing. See Null, a.]
1. To reduce to nothing; to obliterate.
Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct.
And all her various objects of delight
2. To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to
do away with; -- used appropriately of laws, decrees,
edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules,
permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by
Do they mean to annul laws of inestimable value to
our liberties? --Burke.
Syn: To abolish; abrogate; repeal; cancel; reverse; rescind;
revoke; nullify; destroy. See Abolish.