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Abrogate

Abrogate Meaning & Definition
Abrogate Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abrogate?

[v] revoke formally

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abrogate:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abrogate: abate | abolish | annihilate | annul | blot out | bring to naught | cancel | countermand | counterorder | disannul | discharge | dissolve | do away with | extinguish | invalidate | make void | negate | negative | nullify | obliterate | override | overrule | quash | recall | recant | renege | repeal | rescind | retract | reverse | revoke | ruin | set aside | suspend | undo | vacate | vitiate | void | waive | withdraw | wreck | write off

See Also | abolish | get rid of

Abrogate In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab"ro*gate\, a. [L. abrogatus, p. p.] Abrogated; abolished. [Obs.] --Latimer.
\Ab"ro*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abrogated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abrogating}.] [L. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare; ab + rogare to ask, require, propose. See {Rogation}.] 1. To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc. Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old. --South. Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can not alter or abrogate. --Burke. 2. To put an end to; to do away with. --Shak. Syn: To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal; cancel; annihilate. See {Abolish}.

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