cancel

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkænsəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkænsəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kansəl)


Inflections of 'cancel' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
cancels
v 3rd person singular
cancelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
canceling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
cancelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
canceled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
cancelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
canceled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

cancel

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. cancel the [appointment, date, reservation, wedding]
  2. cancel your [request, order, transaction, bid]
  3. click [here, this link, the link, the button] to cancel
  4. cancel your [credit card, account, subscription]
  5. cancel the [contract, registration]
  6. the [contract] has been canceled
  7. cancel and [terminate, transfer, suspend, reschedule]
  8. [have, want, need, sorry] to cancel
  9. (going to) have to cancel
  10. canceled for nonpayment
  11. the [flight, trip] was canceled
  12. they cancel [each other, one another] out
  13. the [armies, teams, effects] canceled each other out
n
  1. [click, press] cancel
  2. the [train, class] was a late cancel
n as adj
  1. the cancel [button, option]
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