REPE'AL, verb transitive [Latin appello; ad and pello.]
1. To recall. [Obsolete as it respects persons.]
2. To recall, as a deed, will, law or statute; to revoke; to abrogate by an authoritative act, or by the same power that made or enacted; as, the legislature may repeal at one session, a law enacted at a preceding one.
1. Recall from exile. [Not in use.]
2. Revocation; abrogation; as the repeal of a statute.