verb (used with object), ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing.
Origin of abrogate
British Dictionary definitions for abrogator
Word Origin for abrogate
Word Origin and History for abrogator
1520s, from Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare "to annul, repeal (a law)," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + rogare "propose a law, request" (see rogation). Form abrogen, from Old French abroger, is recorded from early 15c. Related: Abrogated; abrogating.