I.a calling back or away, a recalling (rare but good prose).
2. Ejusdem verbi crebrius positi quaedam distinctio et revocatio, i.e. qualification and withdrawal, as a fig. of speech, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 206; Quint. 9, 1, 33.—
3. As law t. t., the right of one absent from home to appeal to a court of his own state or country, Dig. 5, 1, 3, § 3 (cf. revoco, B. 2. c.).