Definitions for abrogateˈæb rəˌgeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ab•ro•gateˈæb rəˌgeɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.
to abolish or annul by formal or official means; repeal:
abrogated a treaty.
to put aside; put an end to.
Origin of abrogate:
1520–30; < L abrogātus, ptp. of abrogāre to repeal, cancel = ab- ab - + rōgāre to ask
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
To put an end to; to do away with.
Abrogated; abolished. - Hugh Latimer
Origin: * First attested in 1526.
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
to put an end to; to do away with
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