Countermand in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Countermand

To revoke (a former command); to cancel or rescind by giving an order contrary to one previously given. | To recall a person or unit with such an order. | To prohibit.

Short Example Sentence for Countermand

  • 1. It never occurred to me that I could countermand the order. 🔊
  • 2. Tell 'em to buy till you countermand their instructions. 🔊
  • 3. A wretched sort of love that, which one can order or countermand at will! 🔊

How to use Countermand in Sentence?

  • 1. I will countermand the order for an immediate attack; that will give me time to arrange. 🔊
  • 2. General Washington and Governor Cooke were both of the opinion it was best to countermand his instructions. 🔊
  • 3. Forty-eight hours afterwards another captain was despatched to entirely countermand these orders, and to make perfectly fresh arrangements, and these again have been altered during the last day or two. 🔊