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Abrogate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AB'ROGATE, v.t. [L abrago, to repeal. from ab and rogo, to ask or propose. See the English reach. Class Rg.]
To repeal; to annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of established customs etc.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: revoke formally

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-gated; -gating) Etymology: Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare, from ab- + rogare to ask, propose a law more at right Date: 1526 1. to abolish by authoritative action ; annul 2. to treat as nonexistent <abrogating their responsibilities> Synonyms: see nullify abrogation noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. repeal, annul, abolish (a law or custom). Derivatives: abrogation n. abrogator n. Etymology: L abrogare (as AB-, rogare propose a law)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Abrogate Ab"ro*gate, a. [L. abrogatus, p. p.] Abrogated; abolished. [Obs.] --Latimer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Abrogate 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(abrogates, abrogating, abrogated) If someone in a position of authority abrogates something such as a law, agreement, or practice, they put an end to it. (FORMAL) The next prime minister could abrogate the treaty. = revoke VERB: V n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Annul, disannul, repeal, revoke, rescind, cancel, abolish, nullify, quash, vacate, invalidate, overrule, set aside, do away, void, make void.

Moby Thesaurus

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




 


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