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.
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. 🔊