abrogate v : revoke formally
EtymologyFrom Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare, which is formed from ab + rogare "to ask", "to inquire", "to propose a law". See rogation.
- (RP) /ˈæbrəgeɪt/
- Abrogated; abolished. - Latimer
- To annul by an
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 cannot alter or abrogate. - Burke
- To put an end to; to do away with.
to annul by an authoritative act
to put an end to
Abrogation may refer to:
abrogate in German: Abrogation
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