Definitions for abrogateˈæb rəˌgeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•ro•gateˈæb rəˌgeɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.

  1. to abolish or annul by formal or official means; repeal:

    abrogated a treaty.

  2. 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

ab′ro•ga`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrogate(verb)

    revoke formally

Wiktionary

  1. abrogate(Verb)

    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.

  2. abrogate(Verb)

    To put an end to; to do away with.

  3. abrogate(Adjective)

    Abrogated; abolished. - Hugh Latimer

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1526.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abrogate(adj)

    abrogated; abolished

  2. Abrogate(verb)

    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

  3. Abrogate(verb)

    to put an end to; to do away with

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