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
Origin: [L. abrogatus, p. p.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab′ro-gāt, v.t. to repeal (a law): to set aside.—n. Abrogā′tion, act of repealing or setting aside.—adj. Ab′rogative. [L. ab, away, rogāre, -ātum, to ask or propose a law.]
The numerical value of abrogate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of abrogate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One side has decided to abrogate (the peace deal).
We need to know if the drugs come from a reputable vendor, and the state cannot abrogate a contract.
On love I have no respect for anyone who says they've given up, or that they're not looking or that they're tired. That is to abrogate one's responsibility as a human being.
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- анулирам, отменямBulgarian
- afskaffe, ophæveDanish
- abschaffen, aufhebenGerman
- abrogar, derogarSpanish
- لغو کردن, باطل کردنPersian
- lopettaa, kumota, lakkauttaaFinnish
- aisghair, cuir deireadh leIrish
- afschaffen, tenietdoenDutch
- oppheve, heve, annullere, avslutteNorwegian
- revogar, anular, ab-rogarPortuguese
- anula, abrogaRomanian
- отменять, расторгать, аннулироватьRussian
- மாற்றிவிட முடியாதுTamil
- скасувати, касуватиUkrainian
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