cancel out

Definitions of cancel out
1

v wipe out the effect of something

“The new tax effectively cancels out my raise”
“The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record”
Synonyms:
wipe out
Type of:
do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
terminate, end, or take out

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