verb (used with object), ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing.
to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law.
to put aside; put an end to.
Origin of abrogate
Synonyms for abrogate
Antonyms for abrogate
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(tr) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
Word Origin for abrogate
C16: from Latin abrogātus repealed, from ab- 1 + rogāre to propose (a law)
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