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ab·ro·gate

 (ăb′rə-gāt′)
tr.v. ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing, ab·ro·gates
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority: "Our existing Aboriginal and treaty rights were now part of the supreme law of the land, and could not be abrogated or denied by any government" (Matthew Coon Come).

[Latin abrogāre, abrogāt- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ro·ga′tion n.
ab′ro·ga′tive adj.
ab′ro·ga′tor n.

abrogate

(ˈæbrəʊˌɡeɪt)
vb
(Law) (tr) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
[C16: from Latin abrogātus repealed, from ab-1 + rogāre to propose (a law)]
ˌabroˈgation n
ˈabroˌgator n

ab•ro•gate

(ˈæb 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.
[1520–30; < Latin abrogātus, past participle of abrogāre to repeal, cancel = ab- ab- + rōgāre to ask]
ab′ro•ga•ble (-gə bəl) adj.
ab`ro•ga′tion, n.
ab′ro•ga`tive, adj.
ab′ro•ga`tor, n.

abrogate


Past participle: abrogated
Gerund: abrogating

Imperative
abrogate
abrogate
Present
I abrogate
you abrogate
he/she/it abrogates
we abrogate
you abrogate
they abrogate
Preterite
I abrogated
you abrogated
he/she/it abrogated
we abrogated
you abrogated
they abrogated
Present Continuous
I am abrogating
you are abrogating
he/she/it is abrogating
we are abrogating
you are abrogating
they are abrogating
Present Perfect
I have abrogated
you have abrogated
he/she/it has abrogated
we have abrogated
you have abrogated
they have abrogated
Past Continuous
I was abrogating
you were abrogating
he/she/it was abrogating
we were abrogating
you were abrogating
they were abrogating
Past Perfect
I had abrogated
you had abrogated
he/she/it had abrogated
we had abrogated
you had abrogated
they had abrogated
Future
I will abrogate
you will abrogate
he/she/it will abrogate
we will abrogate
you will abrogate
they will abrogate
Future Perfect
I will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
he/she/it will have abrogated
we will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
they will have abrogated
Future Continuous
I will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
he/she/it will be abrogating
we will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
they will be abrogating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
he/she/it has been abrogating
we have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
they have been abrogating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
he/she/it will have been abrogating
we will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
they will have been abrogating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
he/she/it had been abrogating
we had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
they had been abrogating
Conditional
I would abrogate
you would abrogate
he/she/it would abrogate
we would abrogate
you would abrogate
they would abrogate
Past Conditional
I would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
he/she/it would have abrogated
we would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
they would have abrogated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abrogate - revoke formallyabrogate - revoke formally      
abolish, get rid of - do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"

abrogate

abrogate

verb
To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
Translations

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊgeɪt] VT (frm) → abrogar

abrogate

[ˈæbrəgeɪt] vt
(= give up) [+ responsibility, right] → renoncer à
(= revoke) [+ treaty, agreement] → abroger

abrogate

vt law, treatyaußer Kraft setzen; responsibilityablehnen

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊˌgeɪt] vt (law) → abrogare; (agreement) → revocare; (responsibility) → venir meno a
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