Void"a*ble (?), a.

1.

Capable of being voided, or evacuated.

2. Law

Capable of being avoided, or of being adjudged void, invalid, and of no force; capable of being either avoided or confirmed.

If the metropolitan . . . grants letters of administration, such administration is not, but voidable by sentence. Ayliffe.

⇒ A voidable contract may be ratified and confirmed; to render it null and of no effect, it must be avoided; a void contract can not be ratified.

 

© Webster 1913.

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