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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[C16: from Latin abrogātus repealed, from ab-1 + rogāre to propose (a law)]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
References in classic literature ?
Though a law, therefore, laying a tax for the use of the United States would be supreme in its nature, and could not legally be opposed or controlled, yet a law for abrogating or preventing the collection of a tax laid by the authority of the State, (unless upon imports and exports), would not be the supreme law of the land, but a usurpation of power not granted by the Constitution.
After abrogating the ceasefire pact in March, the group led by its chairman S S Khaplang, a Myanmarese national, forged ties with several other insurgent outfits, including the ULFA faction headed by Paresh Barua, in May, and formed United Liberation Front of South East Asia.
He said that the former ruler committed 'mother of crimes' by abrogating the Constitution time and again.
Musharraf will be the first military ruler to stand trial for high treason, and in case of conviction, he could be awarded life imprisonment or even death penalty private complaint under Article 6 of the constitution and other relevant laws against the former President for subverting, abrogating, suspending, and holding in abeyance the constitution.
In a statement from London, Altaf Hussain threw questions at legal experts and political analysts, and came to the defence of former army chief Pervez Musharraf who is facing high treason charges for abrogating the Constitution and imposing emergency in 2007.
Mansour who conferred with Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah al-Sabbah, reportedly agreed on reactivating bilateral cooperation protocols during the run-up to the joint commission meeting over abrogating travel visas between Lebanon and Kuwait.
Musharraf, who faces high treason charges for abrogating the constitution during his 1999-2008 rule, had imposed emergency rule in November 2007, and suspended the constitution.
At the end of the conference held in Basra, the conferees rejected abrogating Questioning and Justice and terrorism laws, because they are "within the limits of the constitution".
In the complaint USAPA said it is seeking to enjoin US Airways from unilaterally abrogating and altering the relevant collective bargaining agreements pending completion of the RLA's major dispute resolution procedure.
malignancies and for abrogating any untoward B cell function.